During hip surgery, bones, ligaments, cartilage and
tendons of the hip joint are repaired.
- Hip scope
reduction and internal fixation (ORIF)
- Hip pinning surgery
Treated with Hip Surgery:
Hip surgery may be performed in cases of hip fracture, hip arthritis,
cartilage tear, hip impingement, loose cartilage or bone and inflammation of
Non-surgical alternative to hip surgery include pain
medication, hip brace, strength training, physical therapy, anti-inflammatory
medication, hyaluronic acid injections and steroid injections. Arthroscopic hip
surgery is a surgical alternative.
with Hip Surgery:
Hip surgery is performed under general anesthesia,
which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware during the
Complications from Hip Surgery:
Possible risks following hip surgery include
instability, infection, pain, bleeding, nerve damage, malunion, ileus and a
negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible for a break to fail to
from Hip Surgery:
Total recovery from hip surgery takes two to six months.