About - Modern joint replacement surgery involves removal of the worn cartilage from both sides of the joint, followed by resurfacing of the joint with a metal and plastic replacement implant that looks and functions much like your normal joint. Although nearly every joint in the body can be replaced, most replacement surgeries involve the hip or knee. Joint replacement surgery changes continuously and there is no set upper age limit for joint replacement candidates.
Our shoulders are one of the largest and most ignored joints in the body. Check out these 5 beginner yoga poses for open shoulders to help maintain strength and flexibility in those joints. Click through for a FREE poster with more modifications.