Am I a Candidate for Total Hip Replacement?

Total Hip Replacement (THR) Surgery Facts

Most patients who undergo total hip replacement are typically age 50 to 80 years old. Surgery is based on a patient’s pain and disability, not age from orthopedic testing and evaluation. THR is one of the most successful and common surgical procedures in orthopedic surgery.

R.I.C.E.: The number one answer provided by physical therapists.

“I hurt my ______ the other day. What should I do about it?”

As a physical therapist this is a question that I get A LOT. What you do in the first 48-72 hours after an injury can actually have a dramatic impact on the course of your healing! As swelling and inflammation settle in it’s important that you manage these responses appropriately to decrease pain,

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