Total Joint Replacement (TJR)

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which certain parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, which is designed to move just like a healthy joint.

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Revision Reconstructions

Hip and knee replacement surgery is among the most successful procedures in medicine, but when there is a problem, Dr. Ciminiello has extensive experience in treating all revision reconstruction problems.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)

Smaller incision surgery and procedures that avoid cutting muscles are available for hip and knee replacement surgery. You may be a candidate for these surgical procedures which may provide you with less postoperative pain and quicker recovery.

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Useful Links

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The latest source for Legislation, educational, health care policy and research information. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopaedics and medicine.

American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
An information source for latest trends in joint replacement surgery about the hip and knee.

WebMD
Welcome to WebMD Corporation: the leader in providing services that help physicians, consumers, providers and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system.

Arthritis Foundation
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Discusses non operative means of dealing with arthritis. Gives local resources that are available.

New York Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
The New York Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, operates across the state to assist those affected by the disease and provide current information for people with arthritis and their families.

About Stryker
Learn about new joint replacement technologies, the treatment options available to you, and other helpful online tools so you can take back your life.