Hip Replacement Surgery
Hip replacement surgery may be a viable treatment option for certain patients with severe hip pain or joint dysfunction. During this procedure, also known as a hip arthroplasty, the damaged components of the hip – a ball-and-socket joint – are removed and replaced with artificial prostheses to restore mobility. Hip prostheses are designed to mimic the anatomy of the hip to provide natural, fluid movement.
Is Hip Replacement Surgery Right For Me?
Only your physician can determine if hip replacement surgery is right for you. Generally speaking, though, most hip replacement candidates have advanced-stage arthritis or a complex hip injury that does not respond to conservative treatments like physical therapy and medication.
Consider speaking with a physician about your treatment options if you have:
- Severe hip pain that limits your range of motion and impacts your ability to perform everyday activities
- Persistent hip pain that is present even during rest and disrupts your ability to sleep
- Hip stiffness that makes it difficult to walk
Hip replacement surgery at Orthopaedic Specialists
Orthopaedic Specialists is an acclaimed orthopedic practice with board-certified, fellowship-trained surgeons who perform hip replacement surgery. Our focus on clinical research and education allows us to provide the latest breakthroughs in joint replacement, helping our patients achieve optimal outcomes with as little disruption to healthy tissues as possible.
Schedule an appointment with a physician at Orthopaedic Specialists in the Greater Pittsburgh Region to learn more about our approach to hip replacement surgery and whether or not it’s right for you. We also provide conservative treatments and minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures. Contact us today.