Surgical Options for Hip ArthritisLearn about the different surgical options available to you after non-surgical treatments fail.
When non-surgical treatments for hip arthritis fail, you and your doctor may consider surgery. Learn about which surgical options are optimal for treating osteoarthritis in your hip.
Total Hip Replacement
Total Hip Replacement surgery can be performed through various approaches (front, back, side) with various implant designs. Currently the most common designs are made out of titanium with metal heads against the newest plastics. It is extensive surgery that requires inpatient hospitalization for one to three days, and recovery usually takes six to twelve weeks.
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