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Types of Joint Replacement Surgery

Your surgeon will discuss joint replacement options with you and determine what approach may be best for your needs. Depending on your condition, you may receive one of the following procedures.

Hip Replacement Procedures

To help relieve your hip pain, Palos Health offers the following hip replacement procedures:

  • Anterior hip replacement – Makes an incision from the front to the back
  • Posterior hip replacement – Makes an incision through the buttock muscles to reach the hip

Knee Replacement Procedures

For relief of knee pain, turn to us for the following:

  • Total knee replacement – Exchanges the entire knee joint for a prosthesis
  • Partial knee replacement – Relieves pain felt on only one side of your knee

Shoulder Replacement Procedures

Shoulder joint replacement services offered by Palos Health include:

  • Total shoulder replacement – Removes the joint and inserts a metal ball and plastic socket
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement – Implants a prosthetic socket and ball in the opposite locations of your natural socket and ball following a complete rotator cuff tear or unsuccessful traditional shoulder replacement

Joint Care & Replacement

  • Types of Joint Replacement Surgery

Find an Orthopaedic Surgeon

Find an orthopaedic surgeon or call our Physician Referral Call Center at 708-226-2300 and one of our representatives will be happy to refer you to a doctor who meets your healthcare needs.

Upcoming Events

  • Aug
    21
    Wednesday
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    This class will review what you need to know to prepare for surgery and what you can expect after your total joint replacement surgery.
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    21
    Wednesday
    6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
    Learn more about delivering at Palos and how we are different from other hospitals by offering "single-room maternity care." Your labor, delivery, recovery, and postpartum stay will all take place in the same single private room.