Surgery Options For Arthritis

Arthroscopy? Osteotomy? Synovectomy? Arthrodesis? What the words mean. What the procedures deliver.

If youre in constant pain, and youve tried everything to relieve your aches-rest, exercise, thermal treatments, medication-surgery may be the answer. Since different problems require different approaches, the procedure thats best for you will depend on an orthopaedic specialists advice. In the meantime, heres a primer on several-Surgery 101 For Arthritis. …
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