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Dr Philip Brook
Dr Philip Brook
MBBS, FRACS (Orth)

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Dr Jonathan Cabot
Dr Jonathan Cabot
MBBS, FRACS (Orth)

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A/Prof. Peter Cundy
A/Prof. Peter Cundy
MBBS, FRACS (Orth)

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Dr Meng Ling
Dr Meng Ling
BMBS, FRACS (Orth)

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Dr Matthew Liptak
Dr Matthew Liptak
BMBS, FRACS (Orth)

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Dr Daniel Mandziak
Dr Daniel Mandziak
MBBS, FRACS (Orth)

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Dr Andrew Mintz
Dr Andrew Mintz
MBBS, FRACS (Orth)

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Dr Mario Penta
Dr Mario Penta
MBBS, MS, FRACS, FAOA

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Dr Aman Sood
Dr Aman Sood
BMBS, FRACS

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Dr Peter Viiret
Dr Peter Viiret
M.B.B.S. (Adel), F.R.C.S.(C), F.R.A.C.S., F.A.Orth.A.

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Dr Brian Wallace
Dr Brian Wallace
MBBS, FRACS

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Dr Jason Ward
Dr Jason Ward
BMBS, FRACS

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Dr Darren Waters
Dr Darren Waters
MBBS, FRACS

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Dr Justin Webb
Dr Justin Webb
MBBS, FRACS (Orth)

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Joint Replacements

Hip joint and knee joint replacements are helping people of all ages live pain- free, active lives.

Joints are formed by the ends of two or more bones connected by tissue called cartilage. Healthy cartilage serves as a protective cushion, allowing smooth and low-friction movement of the joint. If the cartilage becomes damaged by disease or injury, the tissues around the joint become inflamed, causing pain. With time, the cartilage wears away, allowing the rough edges of bone to rub against each other, causing more pain.

When only some of the joint is damaged, a surgeon may be able to repair or replace just the damaged parts. When the entire joint is damaged, a total joint replacement is done. To replace a total hip or knee joint, a surgeon removes the diseased or damaged parts and inserts artificial parts, called prostheses or implants.

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