Replacement of joints is a surgery performed to treat painful and dysfunctional joints.
Commonest cause of joint pain is arthritis.
Arthritis is a condition where the articular surface of the joint (surface of the bone ends) is damaged, due to wear and tear following trauma or ageing process, a condition term OSTEO-ARTHRITIS
Arthritis due to inflammation of joints commonest being Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Arthritis due to infection of the joints