Hip replacement surgery is becoming a common procedure for people with chronic hip pain or mobility issues. So once the surgery is done, how long will it take to get back to an active life?
Dr. Dan Albright
Scheduled for hip replacement surgery? Wondering about what’s being placed in your body? Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, NC explains those different parts and how they are used.
Patients whо are overweight аnd contemplating hiр replacement surgery should make losing weight аn important goal before аnd after surgery. Studies have shown that overweight patients who reduce their weight before hiр surgery, have аn easier аnd quicker recuperation.
Hip replacement surgery is a complicated procedure. It not only involves skill and expertise from the surgeon but also compliance and the right attitude by the patient. If you're about to face a hip replacement surgery, it would be beneficial to know what will happen afterward.
Although anterior hip replacement surgery is a less invasive procedure than the posterior approach, the body still needs time to heal and adapt. So, what happens post-surgery and how long before a patient is up and walking after anterior hip replacement surgery?