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Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates
Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates

Joint Replacement

If you are experiencing pain and think it might be time for a new joint, turn to the joint replacement surgeons at Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates. The Total Joint Team at St. John Broken Arrow has been named by Healthgrades as being among the Top 5% in the nation for Joint Replacement for 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017). The Total Joint team has also been a five-star recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 5 Years in a Row (2013-2017) as well as a five-star recipient for Total Hip Replacement for 4 Years in Row (2014-2017). Total joint surgeries are performed at St. John Broken Arrow, one of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ for 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017).

Joint damage can develop from normal wear and tear as you age. Pain can also develop in joints that have been damaged from injury earlier in life, such as an old high school sports injury. Osteoarthritis pain is caused by bone-on-bone rubbing as cartilage wears away inside the joint. For many people, the only solution is joint replacement surgery (arthroplasty).

The decision to have a joint replacement procedure is not an easy one. It typically comes only after all nonsurgical options have been exhausted. When considering joint replacement surgery, the orthopedic surgeon will take into account various factors such as your age, health profile, and desired activity level.

When only some of the joint is damaged, a surgeon may be able to repair or replace just the damaged parts. When the entire joint is damaged, a total joint replacement is performed. To replace a hip or knee joint, a surgeon removes the diseased or damaged parts and inserts artificial parts, called prostheses or implants.

We perform arthroplasty (joint replacement) for the shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle using the latest, most advanced surgical techniques.

Common joint replacement procedures:

Shoulder

Hip

Knee

Ankle

If you think you might be a candidate for joint replacement surgery, call Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates at (918) 392-1400 to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists, or you can use our online appointment request form. We have offices in Tulsa, Bartlesville, Owasso, and Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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