Hip Replacement Surgery
Hip replacement surgery is a procedure in which a doctor surgically replaces a painful hip joint with an artificial joint often made from metal or plastic components.
- Total hip replacement
- Hip preservation (osteotomy, arthroscopy)
- Hip resurfacing surgery
- Hip and pelvis osteotomy
- Hip arthroscopy
- Revision total hip surgery
- Minimally invasive hip surgery
- Partial hip replacement (hemiarthroplasty)
Conditions that can damage hip joints,
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Post – Traumatic Arthritis
- Avascular Necrosis
- Childhood hip disease
You might consider hip replacement if you’re experiencing hip pain that:
- Persists, despite pain medication
- Worsens with walking, even with a cane or walker
- Interferes with your sleep
- Affects your ability to go up or down stairs
- Makes it difficult to rise from a seated position
4 signs you may need a hip replacement
- Hip or groin pain. Soreness during or after exercise or pain that interferes with your daily activities could be a sign of hip arthritis.
- Coming up short.
- The one leg test.
Talk With Our Doctor
Our orthopedic surgeon will review the results of your evaluation with you and discuss whether hip replacement surgery is the best method to relieve your pain and improve your mobility.
Other treatment options — such as
Physical therapy, or
Other types of surgery — also may be considered.