Production of the web exhibit Joint Replacement was supported by a grant from The Ontario Trillium Foundation.

The on-line exhibit is based on the exhibit Joint Ventures which opened at the Museum of Health Care in 2001. The Museum would like to thank the project consultants who helped develop the original exhibit:

Dr. Tassos Anastassiades
Dr. Gavin Shanks
Dr. Charles Sorbie
Professor Henk Wevers


This exhibit provides general information about the history and development of joint replacement surgery.

No information in this exhibit is an endorsement of any product or course of action. Information should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of any condition. The information is not to be construed to indicate that the use of any product or procedure mentioned herein is safe, appropriate, or effective for you.

Consult your healthcare professional for advice about appropriate management and treatment of any joint problems you may have.

Image Copyright

All images, unless otherwise noted, are of artefacts from the Museum of Health Care collection and copyright Museum of Health Care.