Joint replacement is one of the most successful and most common procedures performed in this country. But it's important to note, it's not a magic procedure, there's still surgery. It's still associated with discomfort and can take a little bit longer to recover from try not to be discouraged by episodes of discomfort throughout your recovery process. Even if you have a good day, there may be a couple of days that are less so, and then it goes back up. It's important to note that the final result after all the recovery has been completed will be worth it. And you'll be glad you pursued your joint replacement surgery.