Total Hip Replacement (THR or Total Hip Arthroplasty)
Joint replacement surgery is removing a damaged joint and putting in a new one. A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, and shoulder. Shalby Hospitals are located in the prime area of Ahmedabad city and the range of services offered Joint Replacement.
Hip Replacement is a treatment modality when other pain management therapies fail to provide relief from the arthritis of the Hip. Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant. Contact Shalby Hospital for Joint Replacement, Joint Replacement Hospital, Joint Replacement Surgery, Hip Replacement Surgery, Hip Replacement Hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Such joint replacement surgeries are generally conducted to relieve pain due to arthritis or severe physical joint damage as part of the hip fracture. After the Hip Replacement surgery one gets back all motions that one may need to carry out daily tasks. Also referred to as Total Hip arthroplasty or Total hip replacement
Osteoarthritis of the hip joint is the most common reason for people opting in favour of Hip Replacement surgery. Hip Replacement is an option worth considering if there is severe pain, loss of motion or deformity of hip joint. Hip replacement is also used in people with hip injuries, rheumatoid arthritis and other medical conditions, such as a bone tumor or bone loss due to insufficient blood supply (avascular necrosis).
Symptoms requiring hip replacement:
Earlier Hip replacement was an option primarily for adults aged 60 and above. But rapid improvements in medical technology has made strong and longer lasting artificial joints easily available that are suitable for even active and younger people. However, active people face the possibility of another surgery to replace worn out artificial hip joints after 15 or 20 years.
Preparing for THR
Before the surgery an orthopedic surgeon will counsel the patient in person and carry out examination and evaluation. The surgeon will thoroughly check the patient’s medical history so as to ensure that the patient is healthy enough to undergo surgery. The surgeon will physically examine the hip, paying attention to the range of motion in your joint and the strength of the muscles around the hip. Blood tests, and X-ray or other radiological investigations are routine procedures that may be required.
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