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Joint surgery is used to repair a problem with one of your joints. Some of the most common types of joint surgery include:
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican offers expertise in joint surgery and replacements in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV. Our orthopedic specialists can help you reduce pain and improve mobility. We have received Joint Commission Certifications for hip and knee replacement, which means our program meets or exceeds the highest standards in the field. Find an orthopedic surgeon or call 702.616.4900 to schedule a consultation.
Your doctor may recommend joint surgery to treat infections, chronic joint pain, or disability from arthritis, overuse, or traumatic injury.
Other symptoms and reasons for joint surgery or replacement are:
Your joint procedure will be performed by an orthopedic surgeon at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican. The extent of your surgery will depend on the size of the incision and specific type of procedure.
Arthroscopic (or minimally invasive) surgery generally takes the least amount of time and uses small incisions. Other types of joint surgery may take longer and involve larger incisions. You may only need sedation for arthroscopy, but other joint surgeries may require general anesthesia.
Minor joint surgeries such as arthroscopy are usually outpatient procedures. For other joint surgeries, you may need to spend a few days in the hospital and possibly stay in a rehabilitation center before you can return home safely. Physical and occupational therapy can help you regain strength and flexibility after joint surgery or replacement.
Our hip and knee replacement programs provide in-depth preparation, aggressive mobilization strategies, and group rehab to ensure exceptional patient care and rapid recovery.
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican offers expertise in joint surgery and replacements in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV.