Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip Replacement Surgery

The Hip is one of the most important sections of our body. Before understanding what Hip Replacement Surgery is all about, it would be good to begin by understanding the hip and hip joint.

The hip is the area located on each side of the pelvis (a container shaped structure that supports the vertebral column). Subsequently, the hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint that allows movement and plays a significant role in helping us bear our body weight.

Despite the hip being one of the most stable regions of our body, since it bears ourentire body weight, it is susceptible to being over stressed due to the pressure. This leads to a condition called Arthritis which is one of the common reasons for the breakdown of the hip. The preferred treatment for this condition recommended by orthopaedic surgeons is a Hip Replacement Surgery.

What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip Replacement Surgery is a surgical treatment where the orthopaedic surgeon removes the damaged part of the Hip and replaces it with an artificial joint. The artificial joint is usually made of metal, ceramic or plastic. This surgery is very effective in facilitating the smooth functioning of the Hip.

Who needs Hip Replacement Surgery?

Usually, patients who suffer from Arthritis are recommended by Orthopaedic Surgeons to go in for a Hip Replacement Surgery. Out of the different types of Arthritis problems observed, conditions like Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteonecrosis, might find the need for a Hip Arthroplasty on a broader scale. Severe Hipvfractures might also need a Hip Replacement Surgery.

When do we advise Patients to go in for a Total Hip Arthroplasty?

Your Ortho specialist might consider a Hip Replacement Surgery if he observes severe symptoms like,

• The pain doesn’t come down despite taking medicines
• The pain keeps getting worse, especially while using a walking stick
• You don’t get enough sleep
• Experience discomfort while climbing up and down a staircase
• Makes it extremely difficult and painful to get up from a seated position
• Stiffness in the hip that affects your capability to move or lift your leg

Why should you choose our efficient Arthroplasty team at Prakriya Hospital for your Hip Replacement Surgery?

Our team of competent orthopaedic surgeons at Prakriya Hospitals have received extensive training in Hip Replacement Surgeries by working under leading Orthopaedic Surgeons in India and Overseas. With a compassionate approach and passion to heal, our surgeons leave no stones unturned to achieve the most favourable results for our patients. Prakriya Hospital is well-equipped with the most advanced medical and surgical equipment making it one of the best Orthopaedic Hospitals in Bangalore.