Did you know that more than 1 million Americans have a hip or knee replaced every year? In fact, joint replacement surgery is becoming more common each year. The most common cause for joint replacement surgery is arthritis. If you or a loved one has constant pain and difficulties with mobility in the knee, hip, or shoulder, one of your potential treatment options is joint replacement surgery. Learn the facts about joint replacement surgery and treatment options here. While you are at it, check out the physician list on our website to see which orthopaedic surgeons are doing partial replacement surgeries at Steamboat Surgery Center.