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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?

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

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What do I need to know for reconstructive hip surgery?

What do I need to know for reconstructive hip surgery?

Your surgeon: And your hospital and therapy team. Make sure they are experts and routinely do your procedure. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stay in shape after hip surgery?

Can you tell me how to stay in shape after hip surgery?

Water excercises: Water exercises are excellent after hip and knee surgery. The buoyancy of the water will unload the skeleton, help with balance and increase resistance to motions. From the water you can gradually start land therapy under the guidance of a good therapost. ...Read more

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"last week i had dhs hip surgery, i want know what is life hereafter, how to get cured soon and safe, also tell me what are risks after this surgery?

Hip fracture: It's very difficult to predict. You're young and the amount of displacement of the hip at the time of surgery predicts the chance of femoral head necrosis (death). If the neck heals, you can predict that you should have reasonable function with development of early, traumatic arthritis. If it does not heal, you may need an osteotomy. If the hip dies, you will need a total hip replacement. ...Read more

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Swelling after hip surgery?

Swelling after hip surgery?

Postsurgical swellin: If you have swelling on and/or around the surgical site then completely normal. ...Read more

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Hip surgery - how long to walk again?

Hip surgery - how long to walk again?

depends: Your surgeon will give you an estimate on this time, and it depends on your overall health, the degree of joint damage, the type of hip prosthesis being placed. The range is a few days to a few weeks. Technology such as the navigator ct system can decrease surgical swelling and lead to earlier ambulation. Take friend/family and ask about navigator system. Be well. ...Read more

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Hi, is it safe to have eecp after hip surgery.?

Probably: I would check with your surgeon, but an ERCP would be generally safe to do in a patient who had hip surgery, preferably after about 6 weeks. You would want to check also if you need antibiotics around the time of the procedure as well. ...Read more

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Help with pain after reconstruction hip surgery?

This is between you-: -and your surgeon. depends on how long after surgery. Can be infection early or loosening later. Get back in to discuss this the surgeon. ...Read more