MCJR's Answers to Common Questions

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Having a joint replacement may seem daunting. So we want to help you feel worry-free and fully prepared as you make the decision to have a joint replacement surgery. Watch these FAQ videos to hear from our surgeons firsthand.

General Joint Replacement FAQs

How long will my joint replacement last?

Am I too young for a joint replacement?

What are the advantages of a partial knee replacement?

If I have a partial knee replacement, then will I need a total someday?

Why have a partial knee replacement instead of a total?

What is an anterior hip replacement?

What exactly do you do when you perform a hip replacement?

What have you done to lower infection in joint replacement?

Life After Joint Replacement FAQs

What’s the recovery time after a joint replacement?

How soon can I drive after a hip replacement?

What restrictions will I have after a hip replacement?

What are the normal milestones after a hip replacement?

How long will it take for my knee to heal?

How long will I be in the hospital?

Will I have to go to a rehab center?

What is the infection risk after knee replacement surgery?


Total Knee Replacement

Total knee replacement, or total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure that replaces the damaged components of your knee with artificial implants.

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Partial Knee Replacement

During a partial knee replacement, your surgeon removes and replaces only the damaged compar­tments in your knee.

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Anterior Hip Replacement

During your hip replacement surgery, your surgeon replaces the damaged ends of your hip bones, both in the femur and pelvis.

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Outpatient Joint Replacement

Thanks to modern anesthesia techniques and a multimodal approach to pain control, we can perform hip and knee replacements in the outpatient setting.

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If you have arthritis, the highly skilled team of orthopedic surgeons at Midwest Center for Joint Replacement can help.

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Knee Pain

Our team treats numerous knee conditions through total and partial knee replacement surgery or nonsurgical treatments such as steroid injections.

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Hip Pain

If hip pain is disrupting your life, our board-certified team of orthopedic surgeons at Midwest Center for Joint Replacement can help.

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If you're experiencing joint pain that isn't improving with conservative treatment, steroid injections could help.

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Ready to take the first step towards better joint health?

Contact Midwest Center for Joint Replacement today and schedule a consultation with our expert team. Don’t let joint pain hold you back any longer.
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