Hip and knee joints are the common weight-bearing joints and are also the most commonly affected joints by disease conditions such as arthritis, traumatic injuries or sports injuries. These conditions may affect the joints and impair the mobility as well the quality of life of the patients.
What are other patients experiencing? The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) is the official registry of AAHKS. They collect data from more than 612 hospitals on patient care and outcomes for hip and knee replacement surgeries.