The hip joint is a complex structure that allows for a wide range of movements. When it becomes damaged or deteriorates due to various reasons, hip replacement surgery becomes a viable option. This procedure involves replacing the damaged hip joint with a prosthetic joint to restore function and alleviate pain.
Hip replacement surgery is typically recommended when the hip joint is severely damaged and non-surgical treatments have proven ineffective. Various conditions, including arthritis, bone loss, trauma, and tumors, can necessitate this procedure.
Different Approaches to Hip Replacement Surgery
There are several approaches to hip replacement surgery, each with its own advantages and considerations. Your surgeon may choose the most suitable approach based on your specific condition and needs.
Minimally Invasive and Outpatient Hip Surgery
Minimally invasive hip surgery aims to minimize trauma and enhance patient recovery. It involves smaller incisions and less disruption to surrounding tissues, resulting in reduced pain and a shorter recovery period.
In some cases, hip replacement surgery can be performed as an outpatient procedure for healthy patients. This means that you may be able to return home on the same day as your surgery. At The Bone & Joint Center, we offer a comprehensive range of hip surgeries, including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our team of specialists will work with you to determine the most appropriate approach to address your hip condition effectively.
Suffering from Hip Arthritis? Contact Our Bone and Joint Specialists Today!
If you have hip pain from arthritis or any other condition, seek treatment today. Call The Bone & Joint Center at (701) 946-7400/(866) 900-8650 for an appointment with one of our hip joint replacement surgeons or you can visit our appointment request page to learn more.