What is Hip Replacement Surgery?
Arthritis, a fracture, or other conditions can cause damage to the hips. Your hip may be stiff, and it is tough to put on your shoes and socks without feeling pain. Some people may even experience pain while resting. If your hip has been damaged and you are feeling pain common activities such as walking or getting in and out of a chair, hip replacement surgery is for you. The uses of walking supports do not sufficiently help your symptoms, you may think of having hip replacement surgery. This surgery is the safe procedure that can relieve your pain, greatly increase motion, and assist you to get back to enjoying normal, day by day activities.
The Most Common Cause Of Hip Pain And Disability Are-
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Post-traumatic arthritis
- Avascular necrosis (also commonly known as “osteonecrosis”)
- Some kind of Childhood hip disease
People Who Can Get Benefit From Hip Replacement Surgery Have-
- Hip pain while walking or bending
- Hip pain that continues while one is resting, either day or night
- There is Stiffness in a hip that makes it hard to move or lift the leg
- No pain relief from physical therapy, anti-inflammatory drugs, or walking supports
The decision to have hip replacement surgery should be done after full consultations with family, primary care doctor.