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When and why do doctors decide to do a hip replacement surgery?

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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pain/limitations

In patients with advanced hip arthritis with significant pain and functional limitations.

In brief: Pain/limitations

In patients with advanced hip arthritis with significant pain and functional limitations.
Dr. Robert Leland
Dr. Robert Leland
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Dr. Jc Alvarez
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hip replacement

Hip replacement is reserved for patients that have severe arthritis of the hip that non surgical treatments are no longer helpful.
These patients with "end stage" arthritis have daily pain that limits their activities of daily living. Some patients require a hip replacement after fracturing their hip in a fall or accident.

In brief: Hip replacement

Hip replacement is reserved for patients that have severe arthritis of the hip that non surgical treatments are no longer helpful.
These patients with "end stage" arthritis have daily pain that limits their activities of daily living. Some patients require a hip replacement after fracturing their hip in a fall or accident.
Dr. Jc Alvarez
Dr. Jc Alvarez
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