Your hips work hard during your daily routine (activities), and arthritis of the hip or a hip injury can make it hard for you to perform normal tasks. If your injury or arthritis is severe, you may begin to experience pain when you are sitting down or trying to sleep.
Sometimes hip surgery is the only option for reducing pain and restoring a normal activity level. If you and your doctor decide a total hip replacement is right for you, the following information will give you an understanding about what to expect.
This section of our website provides information about hip replacement surgery and related issues for patients and their families.
By browsing the site, you will be able to gather information about:
Causes of hip pain
Hip anatomy and function
Guidelines for hip pre-operative care
What to expect on surgery day
- VERILAST* Hip technology
- Hip brochures to view or download
The long-term goal of a hip replacement is to provide pain relief, restore normal activities of daily living, and enhance your quality of life.