Steve Cole is a patient in our Spring Hill clinic. He was officially diagnosed with Bilateral Hips and had to have Hip Replacement Surgery. He acquired the condition over many years of standing and walking on concrete for his job. It has just worn him down overtime, in that, he has had to have twelve surgeries to get things fixed.
After having a total hip replacement surgery, the typical time in the hospital is about three days. After three days, you may be discharged home. There are several important things to consider when planning to go home.
One of the most important things to understand about returning home after a total hip replacement are your movement precautions.
Total hip arthroplasty, or total hip replacement, is an elective surgical intervention that involves removing the damaged femoral head and cartilage of the acetabulum and replacing it with prosthetic components. After surgery, physical therapy will help you return to activity as safely as possible. Physical therapy will also address reducing pain and inflammation,
Total hip arthroplasty, or total hip replacement, is an elective surgical intervention that involves removing the damaged femoral head and cartilage of the acetabulum and replacing it with prosthetic components. This surgical intervention is indicated for patients battling hip pain associated with severe arthritis, osteonecrosis, or problems related to fractures of the hip.
Kay Eusepi needed a hip replacement due to osteoarthritis that began many years ago. She had her right hip replaced eight years ago, but didn’t want to wait as long with the left hip once she started having pain, like she did with her right one. After about five months of pain, she decided it was time to have the left hip replaced as well.