Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure used to repair a joint that has become damaged from arthritis or another condition. The procedure involves replacing the damaged portions of the joint with a prosthetic device made from metal, ceramic, or plastic to restore joint function and alleviate pain. At Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine, Dr. Richard Gray, M.D., is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery. He has helped countless patients recover from joint pain and regain mobility to enjoy a better quality of life.