Your Hip

  • Mobile Bearing Hip™ Replacement

    Your joints are involved in almost every activity you do. Simple movements such as walking, bending, and turning require the use of your hip and knee joints. Normally, all parts of these joints work together and the joint moves easily without pain. But when the joint becomes diseased or injured, the resulting pain can severely limit your ability to move and work.

  • Total Hip Joint Replacement

    Your joints are involved in almost every activity you do. Simple movements such as walking, bending, and turning require the use of your hip and knee joints. Normally, all parts of these joints work together and the joint moves easily without pain. But when the joint becomes diseased or injured, the resulting pain can severely limit your ability to move and work.

  • Hip Resurfacing

    Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis in the world. You may have heard OA referred to as "wear and tear" arthritis. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions take place that actually begin to degrade your once-healthy bone and the "soft tissue" around the joint – tendons and cartilage.

  • Hip Replacement Frequently Asked Questions

    Hip replacement involves the removal of arthritic bone ends and damaged cartilage and replaces them with prosthetic implants that replicate the hip joint. Hip replacement can help relieve pain and get you back to enjoying normal, everyday activities.

  • Hip Videos and Animations

    Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis in the world. You may have heard OA referred to as "wear and tear" arthritis. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions take place that actually begin to degrade your once-healthy bone and the "soft tissue" around the joint – tendons and cartilage.

  • Arthroscopic Surgery

    Arthroscopic surgery is performed on many joints in the body, the most common are the knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, ankle and hip. A minimally invasive procedure, there is decreased trauma to the connective tissues when arthroscopic surgery is performed. Quicker recovery time benefits those with active lifestyles and athletes, who want to get back in the game with confidence.

  • Hip Anatomy and Function

    For patients whose joint pain does not improve with medication or physical therapy, “joint grease” injections may provide temporary relief. The joint is injected with a joint fluid supplement that acts as a lubricant for the damaged joint. Joint injection schedules and duration of relief vary according to the treatment chosen and the individual patient.

  • Hip AAOS Links

    After having a hip replacement, you may expect your lifestyle to be a lot like how it was before surgery—but without the pain. In many ways, you are right, but returning to your everyday activities will take time. Being an active participant in the healing process can help you get there sooner and ensure a more successful outcome.