It is a procedure of orthopedic surgery in which the arthritic or dysfunctional joint surface is replaced with an orthopedic prosthesis. This treatment is given when there is severe joint pain or dysfunction is not relieved by less-invasive therapies.
The Joint replacement surgery of knees and hips are becoming most common these days. Surgical replacement with a prosthesis has become the most common form of arthoplasty. This surgery has its own advantages of relieving pain so that the movements are restored and subsequently improves the strength of muscle.