Primary Hip replacement surgery involves replacing the damaged hip joint (ball and socket) with a body friendly implant known as prosthesis. Hip joints helps support and retain the balance of the body. Their primary function is to support the weight of the body in both static (e.g. standing) and dynamic (e.g. walking or running) postures.
Hip pain can be caused by sudden and serious injury or a degenerative condition like osteoarthritis. Other indications include rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis, traumatic arthritis, certain hip fractures, benign and malignant bone tumors, arthritis associated with Paget’s disease,ankylosing spondylitis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
A hip replacement surgery can provide a dramatic reduction in pain, and increased mobility in a very short period of time. It allows you to get back to walking without any restraint.
Dr D K Das treats patients suffering from painful hips with the most advanced and latest techniques. He ensures his patients start walking within a few days after the surgery.
There are two types of hip replacement procedures: