What are the risks with having multiple joints replaced at the same time?

More than one joint replacement during surgery is possible, but if someone has comorbidities, they may be too high risk to do this.

It is possible but not recommended to have multiple joints replaced at the same time because the pain can be very intense and rehabilitation is a great deal of work. It is difficult to perform daily living activities after bilateral joint replacement surgeries.

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