Hip replacement surgery or Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure in which the painful joint part is removed and replaced with a new artificial hip joint. These newly placed artificial parts are called prosthesis. The main goals of hip replacement surgery includes increasing mobility, relieving pain and improving the function of hip joint.
Hip joint is one of the largest joint in a human body which is also called ‘Ball and Socket Joint’. The main functions of hip joints is to support the upper body portion when a person is walking, standing and running and also help with certain movements like stretching and bending. As with age, the hip joints get wear down or can get damaged. The condition can later lead to hip pain. Hip pain can be caused by number of reasons such as arthritis, injuries, inflamed tendons, trochanteric bursitis and other hip problems.
Various symptoms of hip pain are
- Swelling occur around the hip area
Hip Replacement Surgery
The hip replacement surgery procedure is carried out under a general anesthesia. The specialist makes an incision in the hip portion, and removes the injured hip joint and replaces it with an artificial joint that is made up of a metal alloy or ceramic. The procedure usually take around 60 - 90 minutes to complete. Hip replacement surgeries are mainly performed to
- Decrease the pain
- Improve the mobility
- Improve the quality of life
- Improve the activities of daily living
Santpure Foundation - Center for Joint Replacement and Advanced Orthopaedics offers advanced Hip Replacement Surgery in a reasonable and economical manner. With the help of excellent medical expertise, nursing care and diagnostic services we provide treatments for all type of joint disorders. Our goal is to provide high standard treatments using latest technologies that promotes quality health care and well being of the patient.
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