Hip Replacement Surgery
What causes hip arthritis ?
Conditions which cause Hip arthritis [wearing away of the hip joint] are
Management of hip arthritis include exercises and medication in the initial Stages, In a few cases corrective bone surgery [osteotomy] and in some severe cases hip replacement is done.
Timing of Total Hip Replacement (THR):
A hip replacement should be performed after conservative methods have failed and if a patient’s quality of life and ability to perform activities ofdaily living is significantly affected. Many different non-operative modalities should be tried first. These include anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy, weight loss and walking assistance devices.
In recent years, cement less hip replacements have become standard all over the world with 90% success rate at an average follow-up of five years.