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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.
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
Following an Anterior Approach hip replacement surgery, the typical hospital stay is a few days.1
Hip Replacement Videos
Hip Replacement Videos
Arthroscopy allows a surgeon to see inside the hip and to carry out procedures through tiny incisions.
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. Please refer to the instructions for use for a complete list of indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions.