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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip: Consider a team, guided approach with progressive increased activity as tolerated and provided by your orthopedic surgeon, pt, and ot teams. Start wit ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
20-30 years: Current hip replacements last 20-30 years 95% of the time. 95% of people have good to excellent results for all those years. It is a life changing.. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Total hip replace: When arthritis is severe in the hip ( no cartilage between bones) and/or causes constant intense pain and lack of function, or when there is other pat ... Read More
Dr. James Shapiro
37 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Hip replacement: An artificial hip is another way of saying a hip replacement. A hip replacement is a surgery that replaces the ball and gives you a new cup. This is ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
33 years experience Pain Management
Ask orthopedist: I would get clearance from your orthopedic surgeon. You can dislocate your artificicial hip with that range of motion.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A few reasons: If the prosthetic hip is loose, infected, or dislocates, revision may be required.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Better: A hip replacement often improves range of motion. Sometimes too much motion, and dislocation becomes a risk. Metal on plastic surfaces don't last fo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
58 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Don't know: Because not sure what you mean by"squeeze".
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Bone loves titanium, but its wrong to think that any one metal is "best". Titanium is a soft metal and bone can grow into titanium cementless-type po ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patients with pain: When pain is severe enough and is not controlled with non-operative therapy, hip replacement is a possibility. Age and medication conditions sometime ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
THA revision: Speak with your operative hip surgeon and take their recommendation to have revision done by someone well-versed in revision work--it may or may not b ... Read More

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