Is Hip Replacement Surgery In Your Future?
Get The Facts Behind Hip Replacement Surgery
Hip replacement surgery is a procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant. The surgery can be a total replacement or a hemi (half) replacement, depending on the severity of the condition.
When damage causes you regular pain or interferes with your daily activities this may make you a candidate for hip replacement surgery. No longer limited to those over a certain age, the surgery is designed to relieve pain and improve mobility.
Causes may include:
The decision for any kind of hip replacement surgery is one that should be discussed with a qualified orthopedic surgeon, who can review the options available to you as well as the recovery and rehabilitation involved.
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