Hip Replacement Surgery

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Problems With Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements

Metal on metal hip replacement implants were designed to outperform standard hip replacement implants. Metal on metal hip replacements have the advantage of durability, but they may also have adverse effects, such as the potential for inducing an...

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Hip Replacement Surgery

Do you think you're ready for a hip replacement? Before you commit to the surgery, take time to learn about it, including the therapy that follows.

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Movement Restrictions After Hip Replacement

Make sure to take these precautions after hip replacement, including positions of the hip that should be avoided. Hip replacement surgery is a treatment for severe arthritis of the hip joint. Patients who commit to hip replacement surgery must...

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Hip Replacement Dislocation

Among the possible complications of hip replacement surgery is dislocation of the implants. This requires a hip replacement to be put back in place. Among the most frequently seen complications of hip replacement surgery is dislocation of the hip...

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Problems With Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements

Metal on metal hip replacement implants were designed to outperform standard hip replacement implants. Metal on metal hip replacements have the advantage of durability, but they may also have adverse effects, such as the potential for inducing an...

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What Type of Hip Replacement Implant Is Best?

There are many orthopedic companies that produce different implants used in surgery. Which hip replacement implant is best? There are many orthopedic manufacturing companies that produce different implants used in hip replacement surgery. Most of...

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Direct Superior Hip Replacement Overview

Direct superior hip replacement is a treatment option for severe arthritis of the hip joint. This is one minimally invasive technique to perform surgery. Total hip replacement surgery is a common treatment for advanced arthritis of the hip joint....

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Squeaking Hip Replacements

Often a squeaking hip replacement is just an inconvenience, but sometimes a noisy hip may be a sign of problems with the implant. Hip replacement surgery is a treatment for severe hip arthritis. During a hip replacement surgery, the worn out...

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Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery

A new technique in orthopedics is called a minimally invasive hip replacement. This "mini hip replacement" uses two small incisions and an X-ray. Traditional hip replacement surgery is done through an incision that is usually about 5 to 8...

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Hip Replacement Loosening Symptoms

Hip replacement implants may loosen or fail over time, a process called osteolysis. In this case, hip replacement revision surgery may be necessary. Hip replacement surgery has a proven track record for safety and for improving the quality of life...

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Outpatient Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Get info on outpatient total hip and joint replacement surgery, which is becoming more common. Find out what the risks are. Hip replacement surgery is a common treatment for severe arthritis of the hip joint. In recent decades, hip replacement...

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