Hip Replacement Surgery: Purpose, Procedure and risk factors

What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip Replacement Surgery works towards treating hip joints that have been damaged due to arthritis or injury. The surgery involves replacing the damaged hip joints with inorganic materials such as ceramic, hard plastic, or metal, which give the hip better support and reduce pain.

What is the purpose of Hip Replacement Surgery?

The hip replacement surgery is an effective treatment for extreme damage to the hips due to external or medical factors, especially when medication, physical therapy, and more conservative treatments have failed to work. Hip Replacement surgery allows patients to return to their normal daily lives.

What is the process of Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip Replacement Surgery is generally recommended when other treatments such as medication, less complex surgeries etc. haven’t been effective for the patient.

  • Before
  • During
  • After

The doctor initially conducts various tests to determine which sections of the hip joint are damaged and if the hip replacement surgery is your best option. It is also recommended to arrange for help, along with installing support such as handrails etc. that could help you maintain balance post the surgery.

What are the benefits of Hip Replacement Surgery?

Damage to the hip joints can drastically reduce the quality of life, making it hard for patients to even move around or sit for long periods. The surgery aims at alleviating this very condition.

  • Improved movement and flexibility
  • Better coordination and increased strength of the torso
  • Easier lifestyle with restored normal function

What are the risks of Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip Replacement Surgery, when performed by an orthopedic expert need carries decreased risks, especially if you follow the surgeon’s instructions.

  • Blood clots
  • Infection
  • Change in length of the leg
  • Fracture or dislocation

How much does the hip joint replacement surgery costs?

The Hip Replacement Surgery cost depends on the damaged areas and the complexity of the procedure. The surgeon initially assesses your condition and recommends a hip treatment plan, after which an estimated cost can be calculated. Contact our healthcare team for an estimated treatment and cost.

Why MPCT Hospital?

The Bone and Joint Institute at MPCT Hospital in Navi Mumbai is renowned for its exceptional procedures, making it a premier institute to treat the various orthopedic issues faced by patients. The skilled team of surgeons, physiotherapists, etc. is renowned all over, with their commitment to excellence and compassionate services. Our state-of-the-art center houses cutting-edge technology, ensuring a seamless joint treatment that promotes safety and accuracy at each step.

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