Joint Replacement

A joint is where the ends of two or more bones meet. One example is the knee, which is considered a “hinge” joint, because of its ability to bend and straighten like a hinged door. The hip and shoulder are “ball-and-socket” joints, in which the rounded end of one bone fits into a cup-shaped area of another bone. Joint pain is usually caused by damage to the cartilage that lines the ends of the bones (articular cartilage)—either from arthritis, a fracture, or another condition. When nonsurgical treatments like medications, physical therapy, or changes to your everyday activities do not relieve your pain and disability, your orthopedic doctor may recommend total joint replacement. The damaged joint will be removed and replaced with a metal, plastic or ceramic device called a prosthesis which is designed to replicate the movement of a normal, healthy joint.

Your care team at New England Orthopedic Specialists is highly skilled and experienced in joint replacement. We will work with you to prepare for the challenges of the surgery and recovery so that you can live a fuller, more active life.

Our specialists in joint replacement include:

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  • Monday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

The Musculoskeletal Center

4 Centennial Drive, Suite 201 Peabody, MA 01960

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Mass General - North Shore

104 Endicott Street, Suite LL00 Danvers, MA 01923

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978.531.0800                  

Fax: 978-531-2929

WE ARE OPEN. Avoid the emergency room. If you have experienced a recent injury or are experiencing any urgent orthopedic issues, please give us a call at 978-531-0800. Our Ortho Express is staffed and ready to care for you, including availability of Xray, MRI, PT, and braces, all in one location.

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