If you’re affected by joint replacement then our work is about you — and we want you to get involved.

We’re all about patient involvement. LIRC began because we wanted to find out why people were suffering from painful hip replacements, and we’ve continued working closely with patients, together uncovering ways to achieve better care.




Learn the types of orthopaedic implants, the anatomy of a hip or knee joint, and what to expect during and after surgery.