Hip Replacement Surgery
It is a procedure where the doctor removes a painful hip with arthritis and attach an artificial joint, by surgery. The artificial joint is constructed from metal and plastic. It is generally done when every other treatment option fails to provide pain relief. The procedure removes the painful hip joint and makes walking easier. Our hospital delivers the best hip replacement surgery in Bangalore.
The different types of arthritis affecting the hip joint include:
- Osteoarthritis: It refers to degenerative joint disease that mostly impacts middle-aged or adults. It may lead to the breakdown of joint cartilage and adjacent bones in the hip.
- Rheumatoid arthritis: This form of arthritis leads to inflammation of the synovial lining of the joint. It creates extra synovial fluid. It can cause severe pain and stiffness.
- Traumatic arthritis: This is a type of arthritis caused by an injury. It can lead to damage to the hip bone.
The hip replacement surgery in Bangalore or around the world aims at replacing the damaged parts of the hip joint. Further, it relieves the hip pain that can’t be managed by other treatments. Hip replacement surgery is a treatment option for hip pain and disability. Osteoarthritis is the most common cause for this surgery. It can also be used for treating some hip fractures. A fracture is an injury caused by a fall. Pain from a fracture is intense.
The surgery involves a long incision over the hip joint. Modern approaches make use of 2 or 3 small incisions. This is known as minimally invasive hip replacement. However, the minimally invasive procedure is not suitable for every patient.
After the surgery, the patient is required to stay in the hospital for a few days. It is important to move the new joint post the surgery. A physical therapist can help you do the same. The pain will be controlled by medicine to help you exercise. The hospital will develop a comprehensive exercise plan for your help and is one of the best hospital for treatment of hip fracture in Bangalore.