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The goal of hip replacement is to help you get back to an active lifestyle with less pain. In a total hip replacement surgery, doctors replace the diseased or damaged hip with an implant consisting of a stem, ball, liner, and acetabular cup.
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Hip replacement surgery in general is a successful operation. The success of your hip replacement is measured by whether or not you are satisfied with the decrease in your overall pain and the increase in your mobility, as well as the durability of your implant over time.
What Are My Treatment Options?
Hip Replacement Surgery
In a total hip replacement surgery, doctors replace the diseased or damaged hip with an implant consisting of a stem, ball, liner, and acetabular cup.
ANTERIOR ADVANTAGETM Hip Replacement
This leading solution to Anterior Approach to hip replacement surgery utilizes advanced technologies designed to help optimize your surgical experience.
Causes of Your Hip Pain
The most frequent cause of discomfort and chronic hip pain is arthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis, and trauma-related arthritis are the most common causes of joint damage.
How to Prepare
In the weeks leading up to surgery, your orthopaedic surgeon may:
- Restrict and/or supplement your diet
- Ask you to stop taking certain medications
- Refer you to a physical therapist and recommend if pre-surgical exercises are right for you
Choosing the Right Doctor
Hip pain is not necessarily something you have to live with. You may be able to do something about it. If your hip pain is interfering with your daily activities, such as getting in and out of bed, taking a shower or tying your shoelaces, this may be a sign it is time to seek help.
Recovery & Rehabilitation
From Hospital to Home
Your hip rehabilitation begins right after surgery as ordered by your surgeon.
Following an Anterior Approach hip replacement surgery, the typical hospital stay is a few days.1
Follow Your Surgeon's Advice
After undergoing hip replacement surgery, it is important you have realistic expectations about the types of activities you may do.
Understanding Hip Replacement
Understanding Hip Replacement
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Patients who plan ahead and know what to expect before, during and after surgery may have a better hip replacement experience.
Understanding Hip Anatomy. Learn how your hip works.
Arthroscopy allows a surgeon to see inside the hip and to carry out procedures through tiny incisions.
A hip fracture refers to a break in the bones of the leg or pelvis that make up the hip joint.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
As with any medical treatment, individual results may vary. The performance of hip replacements depends on age, weight, activity level and other factors. There are potential risks and recovery takes time. If you have conditions that limit rehabilitation you should not have this surgery. Only an orthopaedic surgeon can tell you if hip replacement is right for you.