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Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Hip Pain

Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Hip Pain

Here's a list of questions that may be helpful to ask your doctor when discussing your hip pain...
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Treating Fractured Hips And Osteoporosis

Treating Fractured Hips And Osteoporosis

A hip fracture is a partial or complete break in the upper portion of the thighbone (femur), the leg bone that forms part of the hip joint...
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Hip Fractures And Osteoporosis

Hip Fractures And Osteoporosis

As we age, hip fractures become more and more common. Not only are we more likely to fall, our bones become less dense, making them more likely to fracture...
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Hip Pain Relief: Surgical Treatment Options

Hip Pain Relief: Surgical Treatment Options

Most people will not need hip surgery, but in many cases, surgery may be effective...
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What Is Causing My Hip Pain?

What Is Causing My Hip Pain?

Your hip is one of the largest weight-bearing joints in your body. When it’s working properly, it lets you walk, sit, bend, and turn without pain.
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How Do I Know If I Need Hip Surgery?

How Do I Know If I Need Hip Surgery?

That's a question you and your orthopedic surgeon will have to answer together. But when hip pain is so bad it actually interferes with the things you want or need to do, the time may be right...
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Hip Pain Relief: Nonsurgical Treatments

Hip Pain Relief: Nonsurgical Treatments

When it comes to relieving hip pain, there are many different treatment options...
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What Is Avascular Necrosis Of The Hip? ,Treating Avascular Necrosis With Hip Surgery

What Is Avascular Necrosis Of The Hip? ,Treating Avascular Necrosis With Hip Surgery

When disease or injury prevents the blood supply from flowing freely to a bone, cells in the bone begin to die... ,When disease or injury prevents the blood supply from flowing freely to a bone, cells in the bone begin to die...
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What Is Total Hip Replacement?

What Is Total Hip Replacement?

Millions of people who have suffered from hip pain and arthritis have experienced relief through total hip replacement and restored mobility...
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Treating Hip Pain With Surgery

Treating Hip Pain With Surgery

Most people will not need hip surgery, but in many cases, surgery may be effective in minimizing or eliminating your hip pain when other treatment methods have failed...
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Treating Avascular Necrosis With Hip Surgery

Treating Avascular Necrosis With Hip Surgery

When disease or injury prevents the blood supply from flowing freely to a bone, cells in the bone begin to die...
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When Is Hip Surgery Not Appropriate?

When Is Hip Surgery Not Appropriate?

Even though hip surgery may be an effective way to minimize or eliminate hip pain, your doctor may decide that hip replacement surgery is not appropriate for you...
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What Is Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery?

What Is Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery?

Traditional hip surgery involves one 10- to 12-inch incision with a 3- to 4-month recovery period. Over the past decade, however, minimally invasive techniques have been developed...
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Hip Replacement Surgery For Women

Hip Replacement Surgery For Women

Hip replacements are not
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Questions To Ask When Considering Hip Surgery

Questions To Ask When Considering Hip Surgery

Here are some questions that may be helpful to ask your doctor...
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How Long Do Hip Replacements Last?

How Long Do Hip Replacements Last?

Many factors contribute to an artificial hip's lifetime, including the patient's physical condition, activity level, and weight, as well as the accuracy of placement during surgery...
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Hip Replacement Surgery - Frequently Asked Questions

Hip Replacement Surgery - Frequently Asked Questions

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How Is Hip Replacement Surgery Performed?

How Is Hip Replacement Surgery Performed?

Hip replacement surgery is similar to having most things fixed—worn parts are taken out, and new parts are installed in their places...
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What Is Avascular Necrosis Of The Hip? ,Treating Avascular Necrosis With Hip Surgery

What Is Avascular Necrosis Of The Hip? ,Treating Avascular Necrosis With Hip Surgery

When disease or injury prevents the blood supply from flowing freely to a bone, cells in the bone begin to die... ,When disease or injury prevents the blood supply from flowing freely to a bone, cells in the bone begin to die...
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Making Your Home 'Recovery Ready'

Making Your Home 'Recovery Ready'

A little time spent getting your home ready before your surgery can make a big difference in your recovery...
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Day Of Hip Implant Surgery

Day Of Hip Implant Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is similar to having most things fixed—worn parts are taken out, and new parts are installed in their places...
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Questions To Ask Before Hip Surgery

Questions To Ask Before Hip Surgery

Here's a list of questions that may be helpful to ask your doctor before your Hip surgery...
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How Soon Can I Get Back To Normal Activities?

How Soon Can I Get Back To Normal Activities?

In the months following your hip surgery, you'll most likely be advised to take it easy...
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Preparing For Hip Replacement Surgery

Preparing For Hip Replacement Surgery

If you and your surgeon decide that total hip replacement is right for you, a date will be scheduled for your surgery...
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What Are Zimmer Hip Implants Made Of?

What Are Zimmer Hip Implants Made Of?

As you'd expect, orthopedic implants are very
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What Are The Risks Of Hip Surgery?

What Are The Risks Of Hip Surgery?

Hip replacements have been highly successful for more than 30 years. Millions of people who have suffered from hip pain and arthritis have experienced relief through total hip replacement and restored mobility...
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What Can I Do to Help My New Hip Last?

What Can I Do to Help My New Hip Last?

Many factors contribute to an artificial hip’s longevity, including your physical condition, activity level, weight, and the accuracy of the implant placement during surgery...
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What's Going To Happen After My Hip Surgery?

What's Going To Happen After My Hip Surgery?

When you are back in your hospital room, you will begin a gentle rehabilitation program to help strengthen the muscles around your new hip and regain your range of motion...
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Tips For When You're At Home

Tips For When You're At Home

It's very important that you follow your surgeon's instructions. Additionally, here are some suggestions...
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Regaining Mobility After Surgery

Regaining Mobility After Surgery

The following are some ways to help incorporate movement after you've had hip replacement surgery...
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Postsurgical Hip Rehab

Postsurgical Hip Rehab

As soon as you are back in your hospital room, you will begin a gentle rehabilitation program to help strengthen the muscles around your new hip and regain your range of motion...
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