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Reclaim Your Active Lifestyle

Men and women of all ages can be affected by hip arthritis, which may limit activities and recreation. The anterior approach for total hip replacement can have you back on your feet faster than ever before.

Thanks to a smaller incision, there is less trauma to underlying muscle and soft tissue resulting in a smaller scar, less post-operative pain, and a faster return to normal activities. In fact, the anterior approach for total hip replacement allows faster recovery compared to traditional hip replacement surgery.

To help you fully understand the process of the anterior approach for total hip replacement, this information provides a detailed explanation of less invasive replacement, its benefits, and what to expect during hospitalization and when you return home.

Hip Pain

Is it difficult for you to walk? To climb stairs? To do the most basic activities of daily living? Do you spend more time than not thinking about your hip pain? If you have answered yes to these questions, then it is time to do something about your pain. And if all other conservative treatment measures have failed, then it may be time to consider having joint replacement surgery.

Joint replacement surgery has been successful in over 90% of patients—helping them to gain mobility, relief from pain and an improved quality of life.

The anterior approach to this type of surgery, specifically has led to an even faster recovery enabling you to return to the life you used to have much sooner!

To understand why you have hip pain, it helps to be familiar with the anatomy of your hip.

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