Types of Replacements
Total Joint Replacement
Total Joint Replacement is a surgery to replace all or part of a badly damaged joint with an artificial device made of metal and plastic (a prosthesis). The surgery is done after more conservative therapies have failed; its goals are to lessen pain and restore joint movement.
Partial Joint Replacement
Partial Joint Replacement is a surgery to remove the most severely damaged joint tissue and lining the surface of what remains with metal.
Hip and knee replacements are the most common type of joint replacement procedures at the Virginia Hospital Center. Our Orthopedic Surgeons are also experienced with ankle, shoulder and elbow replacements.
Virginia Hospital Center is committed to helping you get back into your daily activities as safely, quickly and comfortably as possible.