Patients who are experiencing severe pain, restricted mobility, and limited ability to function in everyday activities may consider surgery as a reasonable option. Most types of arthritis surgery are only considered after a concerted effort at non-surgical treatment has been undertaken.

There are many types of surgery to relieve hip pain from arthritis, including total joint replacement, and more.

There are many types of knee surgery to repair damaged cartilage, replace all or part of the joint, and more.

There are a number of different types of shoulder surgeries to relieve pain from arthritis. These include partial or full joint replacement in the shoulder, and more.