Our specialty-trained doctors at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center are recognized experts in joint replacement.
Severe joint pain is the most common reason patients undergo a joint replacement procedure. Whether your pain is a result of an old injury, of a degenerative condition like arthritis or osteoarthritis, or of a fracture, joint replacement procedures may be the recommended treatment option.
Nearly any joint in the body can be replaced with a fully functioning artificial implant, but the most common joint replacements are of the hip, knee, or shoulder.
At Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center, our joint replacement surgeons have additional training in joint replacement surgeries, including total joint replacements, osteotomies, partial replacements, and joint resurfacing procedures.
You may be a candidate for a joint replacement surgery if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:
To consult with one of our joint replacement doctors, please request an appointment online or call 704-865-0077.
Our doctors at the Joint Replacement Center at Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center have completed additional training in joint replacement. With this advanced training, our joint replacement surgeons, Dr. Christopher Prato, and Dr. H. Clayton Thomason, have the experience and expertise to assess, diagnose, and treat your condition individually to your needs.