What is Total Hip Replacement?
Total Hip Replacement (THR) procedure replaces total or part of the hip joint with an artificial device (prosthesis) to alleviate pain and restore joint movement.
What are the disease conditions that damage our hip joint?
Various disease conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, broken hip, bone tumor and osteonecrosis, can damage your hip joint; may require hip replacement surgery.
Will physical therapy be required after surgery?
Getting a full range of motion, strength, and flexibility back after surgery usually takes time. That is where pre-operative exercise, education, and post-operative physical therapy programs come in – to ensure you are physically and emotionally prepared for surgery and to maximize your recovery after surgery.
What is spine deformity?
The Spine or backbone provides stability to the upper part of our body. It consists of several irregularly shaped bones, called vertebrae appearing in a straight line. The spine has two gentle curves, when looked from the side and appears to be straight when viewed from the front. When these curves are exaggerated, pronounced problems can occur such as back pain, breathing difficulties and fatigue and the condition will be considered as deformity.
What should I bring with me when I come for an appointment?
When you come for your appointment remember to bring the following:
- Driver’s License or a valid ID
- Insurance information
- Referral Letter (if required)
- Reports, X-rays, MRI’s, CT scans etc. and any other relevant information
- List of medications (if any)
How do I schedule an appointment?
You can schedule an appointment by calling us directly during our working hours.