Most joint replacements are extremely successful , with the overwhelming majority of patients experiencing good pain relief and function after surgery.
In rare circumstances, joint replacements can fail. The most common reasons for failure of hip and knee replacements include infection, fracture, loosening of the prosthesis, or instability of the joint.
Dr. Alosh has obtained advanced training in treating failed hip and knee replacements. Revising a joint replacement is a complex procedure that requires specialized expertise. If you have a failed total joint replacement and are considering revision surgery, do not hesitate to contact us for a consultation.