Hip replacement surgery is mostly performed when the hip joint is worn out and affects the mobility of the patient, causing them severe pain, even in a state of rest.
The surgery removes the bad joint and replaces it with a metallic or plastic alternative. The procedure should relieve the patient in pain and make walking easier. Physiotherapy, post-operation, is very important for the joint to heal properly and to achieve maximum motion of the joint.
By far the second most common form of joint surgery, after total knee replacement is total hip replacement or to put it medically, total hip Arthroplasty. It is…
Dr. Pradeep Bhosale, director of arthritis and joint replacement, Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, talks about life after a hip replacement surgery, the longevity of the implants and shares a special message for the patients.