Arthroplasty Joint Replacement Offered in Baltimore

Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy

Dr. Vipul Nanavati at The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore works with patients to develop the best treatment plans to help relieve pain and regain motion in the upper extremities. Patients turn to Dr. Nanavati for his advanced expertise and training in performing arthroplasty in the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.

What is Arthroplasty?

Arthroplasty is a joint replacement. Orthopedic surgeons specializing in the upper extremities may perform arthroplasty, or joint replacements, to help relieve symptoms of shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand conditions.

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Types of Arthroplasty procedures:

Arthroplasty procedures include:

  • Partial joint replacements
  • Total joint replacements

Arthroplasty for shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand conditions include:

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How is Arthroplasty performed?

Arthroplasty can be performed by:

  • Traditional open surgery
  • Minimally invasive techniques such as arthroscopy
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When is Arthroplasty the best option?

Arthroplasty, or joint replacements, may be the best treatment option to relieve pain and restore motion for shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand conditions caused by:

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