Joint Pain

The most surprising thing about having a complete hip replacement was….it really wasn't a big deal. There is some discomfort, but it was well worth it and I won't hesitate again to have my right one done. —Ted Davis, total hip replacement surgery

The most surprising thing about having a complete hip replacement was….it really wasn’t a big deal. There is some discomfort, but it was well worth it and I won’t hesitate again to have my right one done. —Ted Davis, total hip replacement surgery

When you experience joint pain, it can stop you from doing the things you enjoy. We have an experienced team of more than 75 orthopaedic surgeons, doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, offering sub-specialized care in six locations across New Hampshire to meet your needs.

Latest Treatments and Procedures

From sudden injuries to nagging pain, we will deliver a custom-designed treatment to get you back to doing the things you enjoy. We offer a wide variety of treatment options from physical therapy to the newest minimally invasive procedures for a shorter recovery time and less pain during recovery.

Many patients opt for total joint replacement of the hip, knee, or shoulder. In addition, there are other treatments available such as minimally-invasive or muscle-sparing surgery (including the anterior approach for hip replacement), partial joint replacement, resurfacing, and non-surgical options.

Learn more about the most common procedures we offer:

Experience You Can Trust

Our team performs more than 1,500 joint replacement surgeries every year, along with performing thousands of additional treatments and procedures to help our patients relieve chronic pain or a condition in their joints. As an academic health system, you have access to the only academic medical center in NH for complex conditions and injuries and a team that is working with other leading healthcare organizations to create the guidelines and protocols for orthopaedic doctors across the nation.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please fill out the form to the right or contact the nearest Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopedics location.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics is committed to its GreenCare initiative. With GreenCare, surgeons play a key role in improving outcomes and the patient care experience by using real-time analytics. Learn more about GreenCare in this video:

Katherine is retired and lives an active life in Mexico. Hear why she chose to have the anterior approach for total hip replacement and why she decided to travel all the way to New Hampshire to have her surgery.