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 Is an Artificial Joint Right for You?

Is an Artificial Joint Right for You?

by Stephanie Meadows
According to research, the term “replacement” is a little misleading, as when someone undergoes joint replacement surgery, the ends of the bones are removed or resurfaced and are replaced with an artificial joint. By definition, an artificial joint is a prosthesis or prosthetic joint, made of either plastic, ceramic or metal, which is implanted to replace a natural joint.

Top Tips for Healthy Joints

Top Tips for Healthy Joints

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Here are some tips to help maintain healthy joints and to be able to keep moving well.

About Us

For more than 40 years, Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland has provided the highest standard of orthopedic care for patients of all ages in Catonsville, Columbia and Eldersburg as well as nearby in the Annapolis, Washington, DC and Montgomery County areas. As our board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic doctors continue the traditions of our founding physicians, Dr. John Tansey and Dr. Kenneth Spence, we employ sophisticated advances and specialties in the field of orthopedic medicine, such as arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive procedures, joint replacement, sports medicine, onsite diagnostic imagery, outpatient surgery, and physical therapy rehabilitation for the full spectrum of joint, bone, muscle, back, and related pain conditions and injuries.