At The Joint Replacement Clinic we’re all about making your experience with us as simple and easy as possible. This Resources page has all the additional information you may need on joint replacements. There’s our FAQs, the procedures fact sheets, videos, latest news and more. And if you still require further information please do not hesitate to contact us.
A total knee replacement procedure, as the name implies, involves the replacement of the entire knee joint with an artificial joint, or ‘prosthesis’. It takes around 90 minutes and is conducted under general anaesthetic or an epidural (spinal) anaesthetic.PDF DOWNLOAD
The operation takes around 90 minutes, during which the patient is put under either spinal or general anaesthesia and receives a femoral nerve block to relieve pain during and after the surgeryPDF DOWNLOAD
A total shoulder replacement procedure is carried out under general anaesthesia (in addition a regional anaesthetic and/or nerve block may also be used) and generally takes around 90 minutes. It is normally conducted using conventional open surgical techniques.PDF DOWNLOAD
There are many different revision surgery procedures. A great deal depends on which joint is causing trouble. Most joint replacements involve two or three components, and when a revision is required, in most cases, only one implant or component of the prosthesis needs attention.PDF DOWNLOAD