About Mercy

Hip and Knee

At Mercy, patients can take advantage of state-of-the-art arthroscopic techniques and the most technologically-advanced surgical options to treat a variety of hip and knee disorders, including joint pain, osteoporosis, fractures and congenital deformities. Additional commonly treated conditions and injuries include:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Traumatic arthritis resulting from an injury or fracture
  • Meniscus cartilage tears
  • Ligament tears
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
  • Medial collateral ligament injury
  • Articular cartilage wear
  • Baker’s cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Dislocated kneecap
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease

Joint Replacement Surgery

Joint replacement is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove worn, diseased or damaged bone and cartilage and replaced it with an artificial joint or prosthesis, made of metal and plastic. Surgery may be recommended by your physician after careful diagnosis of your specific medical condition. 

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