Many people suffer with hip pain, but when is it time to consider hip replacement surgery?
Hip Replacement Implant
You've had hip replacement surgery, and because you have been exercising as your doctor ordered, your mobility is increasing without pain. So, when will you be able to take that trip to celebrate your new lease on life?
Many situations can cause hip pain. The most common cause is inflammation. Often the pain can be alleviated by reducing the inflammation. In this video, Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, NC, discusses ways to reduce inflammation throughout the body.
During hip replacement surgery, a damaged hip is removed, and an artificial implant is inserted. So what happens if the implant has a problem and the device is recalled? Do you have to have surgery to have it removed?