The SOS Joint Replacement Program is one of the nation's best, with more than 3,000 surgeries performed annually. The surgeons on the SOS joint replacement team are fellowship-trained, highly experienced and skilled in total joint replacement.
Trauma, such as fractures, or diseases like arthritis are the most common reasons for a joint replacement. During the surgery, diseased or injured joint surfaces are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, or prosthesis, generally made from metal and plastic or ceramic, materials designed to allow the artificial joint to move much like a normal joint.
Today, people have longer life expectancies and greater activity levels, and joint replacement is being performed in greater numbers on younger patients thanks to new advances in artificial joint technology.
Common joint replacement procedures include:
If you're looking for a hip replacement doctor near Syracuse, NY, trust the experienced hip surgery professionals at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS). An SOS hip replacement doctor will listen to your situation, evaluate your individual medical needs and determine if hip surgery is right for you.
Learn more about Hip Replacement Surgery outcomes in our Joint Registry - a Local, Comprehensive review of Hip Replacement Outcomes.
If you're considering knee surgery, a knee replacement surgery may be the best care plan for your personal health. To speak with an SOS knee specialist to see if knee surgery is right for you...
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Dr. Greenky replaced both my knees & my left hip - nothing but a fabulous result - I feel like I'm 20. My husband's visit was yesterday and he diagnosed the problem immediately, recommended treatment and wants us to follow up if he does not get relief from the pain.
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