Answers to Common Hip Arthritis Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about hip arthritis.

What is the surgical treatment option for my joint pain?

Dr. Ryan Bauman discusses surgical treatment options for joint pain. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


For some with hip arthritis, surgery to treat the condition may be necessary after drug treatment and other non- or minimally-invasive methods have failed, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon.

One surgical option is total hip replacement in which the entire joint is replaced, according American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsOff Site Icon. The patient’s individual condition, severity, and type of arthritis are things your doctor may take into account when considering surgical options, according to the AAOS.

Ask your doctor about surgical options for treating joint pain.

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Source: Ryan Bauman, MD, Orthopedic Institute of Dayton

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