Total Hip Replacement
Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Total Hip Replacement
During this procedure, your damaged hip joint is replaced with implants that recreate the ball and socket of a healthy hip. This can reduce pain and restore your hip function.
What is a total hip replacement?
This detailed video explains the entire process of total hip replacement, including preparation, pelvic implant, femur implant, end of procedure steps, and aftercare. During this procedure, your damaged hip joint is replaced with implants that recreate the ball and socket of a healthy hip. This can reduce pain and restore your hip function.
When the procedure is complete, the incision is closed and bandaged. You will be monitored asy our anesthesia wears off. Your healthcare provider will give you instructions to help your recovery.
Is total hip replacement right for you?
Getting a total hip replacement is a big decision, and it's one you should make with your family, primary care doctor, and orthopedic surgeon.
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