Joint Replacement and Reconstruction
Joint replacement for relief of chronic pain
Advances in medical technology have made joint replacement therapy a highly
effective option to treat chronic joint pain from arthritis and other
degenerative joint diseases or injury. Riverview Regional Medical Center’s
multidisciplinary orthopedic care team includes orthopedic doctors, surgeons,
pain management specialists and physical therapists who provide comprehensive
care. We offer the latest advancements in orthopedic surgery, including:
- Total joint replacement for knees, hips, elbows and shoulders
- Hip resurfacing
- Minimally invasive options
State-of-the-art robotic technology for knee and hip replacement
Riverview Regional Medical Center’s surgeons can offer a minimally
invasive option to alleviate knee pain associated with early to mid-stage
osteoarthritis. Surgeons use the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic
System to perform MAKOplasty®
partial knee replacement, a procedure that allows them to resurface the diseased area while sparing
the patient’s healthy bone and surrounding tissue. The digital tracking
system constantly monitors and updates the patient’s anatomy and
allows the surgeon to make real-time adjustments to optimize implant positioning
Surgeons also use MAKOplasty® to provide a minimally invasive option fortotal hip replacement. This advanced technique allows surgeons to prepare the hip socket for
a more exact implant alignment, and reduces complications such as excessive
wear on the joint, unequal leg length or dislocation.
MAKOplasty® offers a number of benefits over traditional knee replacement techniques,
- Optimal implant positioning that results in a more natural knee motion.
- Less pain, a shorter hospital stay and a quicker recovery.
- As a knee arthroplasty procedure, MAKOplasty® is typically covered
by most Medicare-approved and private health insurers.
Comprehensive care through recovery
Part of our comprehensive care includes preparing our patients properly
before surgery, as well as helping them recover their mobility. You’ll
know what to expect before, during and after surgery. Our orthopedic care
professionals are focused on providing exceptional care from diagnosis