What are the causes of my hip pain?

Wear and tear of the soft tissue called cartilage present between hip joints. When the tissue wears out, it causes friction between the bones. This condition is called osteoarthritis and causes extreme pain and distress.

Sometimes, the body’s immune system starts attacking its own tissue and joints. This causes pain and inflammation and is called rheumatoid arthritis.

There isn’t enough blood supply to the bones and this causes the bone tissues to die. The bones become weak and cause arthritis as a result. This condition is called osteonecrosis.

What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

In a Hip Replacement Surgery, the hip joints are replaced by an artificial prosthesis made of metal and plastic.

When do I need a Hip Replacement Surgery?

You’ll need a hip replacement surgery only if your hip pain persists after pain medications and don’t have much of an effect on it.
Surgery is the only option if you’re in extreme pain and it’s difficult to do daily activities like walking, getting dressed, and climbing the stairs.

What are the types of Knee replacement Surgery?

The most common reason for a patient to undergo hip replacement surgery is to relieve severe pain caused by osteoarthritis. People who need hip replacement surgery usually have problems walking, climbing stairs, and getting in and out of chairs. Some also have knee pain at rest.

What age should I be to get a hip replacement surgery?

There are no specific restrictions when it comes to age or weight. Typically, our patients fall in the 40 – 90 plus age bracket. But we’ve also treated teenagers with juvenile arthritis.

When Do I Need Hip Surgery
Can Hip replacement surgery go wrong?

Hip Replacement Surgery has been the most successful procedure for the last six decades. We evaluate the individual needs of patients before operating on them. Moreover, Dr.S. Arumugam has performed more than 3000 surgeries, so you’ll be in the safest hands.

How long do patients of hip replacement take to recover?

Most patients can start walking without any assistance on the day of the surgery itself. They can resume their routine activities within a span of 2 or 3 months.