Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a
prosthetic implant. Hip replacement surgery can be performed as a total ...
This publication contains general information about hip replacement. It describes
what a hip replacement is, who should have it, and alternatives to surgery.
The hip is one of the body's largest joints. It is a ball-and-socket joint. The socket
is formed by the acetabulum, which is part of the large pelvis bone. The ball is ...
Hip replacement surgery is a procedure in which a doctor surgically removes a
painful hip joint with arthritis and replaces it with an artificial joint often made from
Hip replacement is an operation in which a damaged hip joint is removed and
replaced with an artificial joint. There are many medical conditions that can ...
During hip replacement, a surgeon removes the damaged sections of your hip
joint and replaces them with parts usually constructed of metal and very hard ...
The first step when making the decision about hip replacement is to meet with
your surgeon to see if you are a candidate for total hip arthroplasty (THA).
Nov 18, 2015 ... Read about total hip replacement surgery complications (infection, prosthesis
failure, fractured hip, limited mobility), post-op rehab, and ...
A hip replacement, also called hip arthroplasty, is the surgical repair of a
diseased or injured natural hip joint by replacing it with an artificial joint, or
People who have hip pain or stiffness may find it hard to exercise, walk, or bend
over. A hip replacement surgery can help them do all of these things, relieve ...