This article discusses the recovery period and what quality of life one should expect after a hip replacement surgery.
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?
While there are several types of hip replacement approaches, Anterior Hip Replacement is considered the best and most popular approach because of its quicker recovery period.
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?
Many patients facing hip replacement surgery want to know more about what is being placed in their body. In this video Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon from Raleigh, NC, explains the different types of hip prosthetics and the different materials from which their made.