What are the symptoms of knee replacement or implant problems?

Some of the symptoms associated with failure of these devices include:

  • Loosening of the attachment between the bone and artificial device, which occurs in both cemented and uncemented artificial joints
  • Painful stiffness or infection
  • Fractures near the artificial joint
  • Instability
  • Wear and tear on plastic parts
  • Breakage, especially metal breaks from constant weight-bearing stress