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Where do you typically feel pain if you need a hip replacement?
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Dr. Daniel Haffner
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: In the groin
Usually (but not always), people perceive hip joint pain in their groin or anterior thigh.
Less frequently laterally or posteriorly.

In brief: In the groin
Usually (but not always), people perceive hip joint pain in their groin or anterior thigh.
Less frequently laterally or posteriorly.
Dr. Daniel Haffner
Dr. Daniel Haffner
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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
it may also radiate down toward the knee
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: Depends
Every patient responds differently to hip replacement.
Pain can be noted almost anywhere around the hip and in the thigh muscles. This is often influenced by the surgical approach used. A direct anterior approach is designed to minimize surgical trauma to the hip and muscles. Discuss the different options with your orthopaedic surgeon.

In brief: Depends
Every patient responds differently to hip replacement.
Pain can be noted almost anywhere around the hip and in the thigh muscles. This is often influenced by the surgical approach used. A direct anterior approach is designed to minimize surgical trauma to the hip and muscles. Discuss the different options with your orthopaedic surgeon.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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