Patients considering hip and knee replacement need to be informed about the procedure, the benefits and the potential complications so they can make an informed decision. One question to consider is "Would a joint replacement be better than what I have?" If the answer is yes, the next question is "Am I willing to take the risks that go along with surgery?"
Dr. Jeffrey Burns, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Hattiesburg, MS. He has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Burns is affiliated with Wesley Medical Center.