Total hip and knee replacements are typically elective operations. The natural progression of hip or knee arthritis is that the pain fluctuates, typically relating to the patient's weight and activity, as well as the weather. At a certain point, "bad days" become more frequent than "good days."
These are some common signs that it may be time to replace a hip or knee:
Hartzband Center specializes in these procedures:
Many patients desire discharge to home on the same day of their hip or knee replacement. This option is offered to patients in good general health who are motivated to go home on the day of surgery. Dr. Hartzband is one of the pioneers of same-day discharge for these procedures, and has been performing same-day joint replacements.Contact Us Today