JOINT REPLACEMENT FACTS
Get the facts on joint replacement surgery.
Know the risks of
total joint replacement surgery
While total joint replacement surgery may be the right solution for some patients, the truth is that there hasn’t been a viable, non-surgical alternative available until now. Because we have accepted surgery as the standard solution for joint pain, most patients don’t even know what to expect from total joint replacement surgery – or what questions to ask before making the commitment.
Understanding the Risks
While anesthesia is generally safe, there are common side effects associated with it including nausea, dry mouth, vomiting, muscle aches and fatigue.
Joint Replacement Surgery vs. AROmotion
Superior Minimally Invasive Approach
|Conventional Joint Replacement Surgery||ARO – Non-Surgical Procedure|
|Hospital Stay||2-4 Days||Office-based|
|Incision Size||5-10 Inches||None|
|Recovery Time||4-6 weeks to walk without assistance|
6-12 months to full recovery (PT required)
|Immediate relief (walk-in, walkout)
1-4 weeks (PT sometimes required)
|WOMAC Scores||35.5% reduction||57% reduction at 24 months|
|Complications||>23% (including wound infection, cardoivascular/pulmonary/circulatory complications, peripheral/central nervous system involvement, tendon and ligament rupture or blod transfusion. (2)||None|