Total Hip Replacement

    Common asked questions before Total Hip Replacement
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    What is hip Replacement surgery?

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    When can I walk after surgery?

    Can I squat & sit cross legged after surgery?

    Can I run and cycle after surgery?

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    Can it increase my leg length?

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    Total Hip Replacement Surgery

    What is Total Hip Replacement?

    • Total Hip Replacement(THR) is replacing the damaged or broken head of the thigh bone and resurfacing the socket of the hip joint
    • Total Hip Replacement can be done by cemented or uncemented technique depending upon patient’s bone stock
    • These are various surfaces available for replacing the hip joint
    • THR is performed for various conditions like fracture, arthritis, AVN etc.

    Advantages of Total Hip Replacement

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    Small Scar

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    Muscle sparing surgery

    Pain free hip joint

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    Fully active lifestyle


    • Hip joint arthritis can be a result of AVN, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis etc.
    • Congenital hip anomalies like coxa vara, Perthes’ disease, SCFE, DDH can lead to arthritis in future
    • Arthritis from any of the above cause
    • Fracture of head or neck of the femur where fixation cannot be done
    • Due to the excellent results of this surgery over past 100 years, it is officially labelled as the operation of the century
    • With the advent of high quality ceramic material and ultra smooth metal surfaces, the results have become even better
    • Dual mobility cups provide brilliant hip stability hence longer implant life

    Why YKOrthopaedics ?

    Highly skilled surgeon with strong team for surgical and rehabilitation care
    Use of best quality implants with strongest evidences worldwide
    Faster discharge from hospital
    Close watch at post surgery recovery
    Dedicated team of home physiotherapy
    Highest standards of medical ethics & patient care