Hip replacement surgery is mostly performed when the hip joint is worn out and affects the mobility of the patient, causing them severe pain, even in a state of rest.
The surgery removes the bad joint and replaces it with a metallic or plastic alternative. The procedure should relieve the patient in pain and make walking easier. Physiotherapy, post-operation, is very important for the joint to heal properly and to achieve maximum motion of the joint.
By far the second most common form of joint surgery, after total knee replacement is total hip replacement or to put it medically, total hip Arthroplasty. It is…
Dr. Darius Soonwala a leading orthopaedic surgeon from Mumbai shares his insights on when a patient needs a hip replacement surgery, the difference between total and partial hip replacement surgery and the types of total hip replacement surgery.