TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT

MEET OUR JOINT REPLACEMENT & REVISION SURGEON

DR. NATHAN CAFFERKY

Total Joints & Orthopedic Trauma

At Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery, our joint doctors are the leading experts in performing joint replacement and revision procedures.

 

Over time, the constant stress, weight bearing, and demands our joints endure can wear down the protective cartilage within our joints, causing severe joint pain and discomfort.

 

Though conservative treatment methods may provide temporary pain relief, joint replacement may be a more rewarding option for long-term relief and restoration of mobility. Whether you're considering a joint replacement or are in need of a joint revision to improve an existing artificial implant, Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery's specialty-trained surgeons are second to none in performing joint replacement and joint revision. Persistent joint pain is the most common reason patients decide to undergo joint replacement.

Are You a Candidate for Joint Replacement?

Whether the result of a prior injury or a degenerative disease, joint replacement may be the answer. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, and conservative treatment methods have failed to alleviate your pain, you may be a candidate for joint replacement surgery: 

  • Severe joint pain

  • Joint pain that prevents you from resting or keeps you awake at night

  • Joint pain that prohibits you from activity

  • Joint pain that disrupts necessary and daily functions, such as climbing stairs or walking

 

About Joint Replacement and Joint Revision

Joint revision surgery is a complex procedure wherein the surgeon removes a prior artificial implant and replaces it with new components. In contrast to joint replacement surgeries, joint revision surgeries may be necessary for younger individuals whose lifestyles are very physically demanding as well as for patients with older implants that may have deteriorated or worn down by friction over time. Joint replacement and joint revision require an experienced and skilled surgeon.

 

Why Choose VSO?

Our talented joint replacement and revision surgeons have undergone specialized training in joint replacement and joint revision surgeries. At Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery, our surgeons are committed to optimal outcomes and will work with you to customize a treatment plan to accommodate your individual needs.

 

At Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery, we understand that joint pain can significantly impact your quality of life and prohibit you from enjoying an active lifestyle. Our joint replacement and revision surgeons believe in patient education and a team approach to patient care so that you feel well-informed and comfortable with your decisions. If you are experiencing severe joint pain, consult with one of our joint replacement and revision surgeons at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics.