Hip Replacement Surgery
Why choose Euxton Hall Hospital for hip replacement surgery?
The hospital has 32 en-suite private bedrooms, free on-site parking and a’ la carte menu to suit all your dietary requirements.
Our leading Consultants and Orthopaedic Team will guide you from your initial consultation, through to surgery and then assist you on your road to full recovery offering bespoke aftercare and support.
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Hip pain is not uncommon as we get older. Often, it can be dealt with by over-the counter painkillers but sometimes it is a sign that the hip joint is beginning to wear out.
Diseases such as osteoarthritis can mean you experience pain and stiffness in the hip and are less mobile, making it harder to do everyday things.
For many people hip problems may be minor and can be eased with the help of medications. They may also be offered steroid injections into the hip, but for some people, the problems may be severe enough to make them think about a hip replacement.
Hip Replacement Operation
A hip replacement operation, known as an arthroplasty is where the ball and socket joint in the hip is replaced with an artificial joint, known as prosthesis. It usually involves several days in hospital, physiotherapy and exercises after the operation and a period of recovery and recuperation before you can get back to normal life. Replacement hips typically last for 15 to 20 years; they were once only routinely offered to older people, but are now being used for much younger, more active patients.
If you are experiencing pain in your hips, the first person to talk to is your GP. They will be able to advise you on whether a hip replacement is suitable and will recommend referral to a consultant.