Answers to Common Hip Arthritis Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about hip arthritis.

What are the advantages of hip replacement surgery?

Dr. Ryan Bauman explains the advantages of hip replacement surgery. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


Patients may choose hip replacement surgery to relieve their pain, improve their mobility, and get them back to normal activities, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon.

Because osteoarthritis is the most common cause of chronic hip pain, the best advantage of replacement surgery is that it eliminates that discomfort, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsOff Site Icon Total hip replacement involves the removal and replacement of the damaged bone and cartilage that causes the pain of hip arthritis, according to the AAOS.

Talk to your doctor about the advantages of hip replacement surgery.

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Source: Ryan Bauman, MD, Orthopedic Institute of Dayton

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