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Joint Care and Replacement

People affected by severe arthritis in their hips and knees talk about their joint replacement experience at UC San Diego Health System. A man walks 3 hours after hip replacement surgery.

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Joint pain hindering your active lifestyle?

The Center for Joint Care is the one place in San Diego where people with degenerative joint disease (e.g., arthritis and pre-arthritic conditions) can receive advanced comprehensive joint care.

Using leading-edge medical therapies, minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgical techniques and customized joint components, our specialists offer the highest level of joint care available. We provide therapy that is tailored to your individual needs.

Call us: 858-657-8200

bullet Hips

Hip Replacement

Our joint care team specializes in leading-edge hip resurfacing and replacement. People treated at UC San Diego Health System have less pain and faster recovery time than they do at other medical centers.

bullet Knees

Knee replacement

Using computer-navigated imaging and robotic technology, our team performs muscle and tissue-sparing partial and total knee replacements.

bullet Shoulders

Our joint care team is a leader in total and partial shoulder replacement and resurfacing.

bullet Understanding Arthritis

There are a lot of myths about arthritis and arthritis treatment. Learn the facts about this disease as well as the nonsurgical therapies that are currently available.