Bones & JointsFull Issue PDFPain ManagementSubscriber Only Download The Full August 2019 Issue PDF Joint replacement surgery is often recommended when osteoarthritis seriously limits the ability to function and can no longer be effectively managed with nonsurgical methods, such as exercise, physical therapy, pain medications and injections. To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber Subscribe Subscribe to Arthritis Advisor Get the next year of Arthritis Advisor for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 1,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 36%. It's like getting 4 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password?