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I shattered my hip socket, will hiking quicken my need for a hip replacement?

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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Maybe

A fracture or break involving the hip socket can increase your risk of "post-traumatic" arthritis.
This risk is determined by several factors including the severity of the original injury, the damage to the cartilage within the hip joint, and the care rendered to treat the original injury.

In brief: Maybe

A fracture or break involving the hip socket can increase your risk of "post-traumatic" arthritis.
This risk is determined by several factors including the severity of the original injury, the damage to the cartilage within the hip joint, and the care rendered to treat the original injury.
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Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Depends

It depends on the treatment you received for the fracture and the current state of your articular cartilage and bony acetabulum.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the treatment you received for the fracture and the current state of your articular cartilage and bony acetabulum.
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