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Is an adult who suffers from hip dysplasia eligible for any type of hip replacement surgery?

Is an adult who suffers from hip dysplasia eligible for any type of hip replacement surgery?

Yes: Almost all dysplastic hips can be treated with total hip replacement. Depending on the amount of deformity, we often have to use special implants or surgical techniques to put the hip in as normal a position as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Toman
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Hip Surgery (Definition)

Hip surgery can range from arthroscopic surgery to remove torn cartilage, to repair of a hip fracture to hip replacement surgery ...Read more


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What type of exercise is best after hip surgery?

What type of exercise is best after hip surgery?

Walking, etc: After hip surgery, for the most part, there is transient weakness of the hip abductor and hip extensors. Therefore, after surgery, a program of walking with abductor and gluteal strengthening exercises is typically recommended. You will want to check with a surgeon on when to begin this program. ...Read more

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How soon after hip surgery can I have any type of sex?

depends: Depends on the type of hip surgery procedure that was done. Best to address this with your surgeon. Outside of hip replacement or some major procedure like a corrective osteotomy (cutting and realigning the bones around the hip), most other hip surgeries probably woundnt limit your ability to have intercourse. ...Read more

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Noninvasive hip surgery?

Noninvasive hip surgery?

Hip surgery: Every surgery has some level of invasiveness. Perhaps you mean hip arthroscopy, where several holes are made and rips, tears, loose bodies, and spurs may be removed. ...Read more

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Noninvasive hip surgery?

Arthroscope: Hip arthroscopy done by a orthopedist that does this regularly can be very helpful. ...Read more

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Non invasive hip surgery?

Non invasive hip surgery?

Minimaly invasive: It is actually minimaly invasive also called non invasive replacement of arthritic hip is done through a 3-5 inch incision instead of traditional 10-12 inch incision. There is less pain and early recovery.Patients can go home 3 days after surgery and resume driving in4 to 6 weeks, there is faster healing and minimal scar.But if a surgeon finds difficulty he can enlarge the incision. ...Read more

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Can hip surgery be dangerous?

Can hip surgery be dangerous?

Depends: It depends on what type of hip surgery is being done. Total hip replacement may have specific problems that include fracture, nerve injury, vascular injury, low blood pressure. Post surgery complications can include: infection, dislocation, fracture, implant rejection, blood clots, leg length problems, pain, or loss, transfusion reactions. Ask your surgeon for specific questions. ...Read more

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What about noninvasive hip surgery?

What about noninvasive hip surgery?

HELL no!!!!!!: Do they know beyond a doubt what is going on? In my 30 years of experience probably not. If you are having only pain then follow my wellness suggestions. See a pt, massage, acupuncture trigger point therapy. ...Read more