The hip joint is a rigid and one of the most stable structures in our body. Often, it doesn’t get dislocated easily. Balancing your body weight is the main function of the HIP joint. It bears the weight of your upper body when you walk, stand, bend and while running. The hips play an important role in maintaining balance and any damage to the hip might result in impairments in all the functions associated with the hip joint, that may vary from easy to severe impairment.
With increasing age, your hip joint degenerates over time and in some people, it damages earlier due over functioning. In such cases, it results in hip pain, decreases the range of or even staying still etc.
With the present available advanced technology hip surgeons can treat the most degenerative hip joints in the form of various Hip Replacement Surgeries. If you are experiencing any sort of hip pain, better to consult an Orthopedic doctor near you before the condition become chronic. Dr Vasudev, one of the best hip replacement surgeon can help you to treat any kind of hip problem.
What Is HIP Replacement Surgery?
HIP replacement surgery or hip arthroplasty is a surgical procedure in which the damaged or diseased parts of hip joints are restored with the artificial parts made of metal or plastic elements. The surgery involves removing the layer of arthritic bone and damaged cartilage from the pelvis and replaces it by a metal cup. The arthritic femoral ball is also removed and replaced by a new prosthetic ball.
A hip replacement is performed only when the conventional treatments have failed to relieve from pain caused due to various conditions, such as:
- Arthritis conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
- Avascular Necrosis
- Hip Fractures
- Strained muscles or tendons due to strenuous physical activities
- Tumours or cancers to the hip bones
Hip replacement has become a common orthopaedic procedure and Dr Vasudev Juvvadi is expertise in performing Total Hip arthroplasty.
Types Of Hip Replacement Surgeries
Hip replacements are of different types and will be explained during the consultation. Treatment for hip problems varies from person to person and depends on the degree of damage. Here are the surgical procedures for hip joint damage.
Total Hip Replacement: It is a surgical intervention in which the whole damaged hip joint is replaced with artificial parts. A total hip replacement is also called total hip arthroplasty.
Partial Hip Replacement: Partial hip replacement which also known as hemiarthroplasty, is a surgical method to replace only the damaged parts such as the femoral head (the ball) of the hip joint or the diseased cartilage etc.
Complex Hip Replacement: The term complex hip arthroplasty is said to be when total hip arthroplasty is performed in patients with abnormal anatomy such as bone loss and compromised soft tissues etc. In such cases, anti protrusion cages or custom implants are used additionally
Revision Hip Replacement: It is a redo hip surgery, performed when previous hip surgery failed to improve the condition or when the implants are worn off or if the previous surgery is incorrect. A revision hip replacement surgery can correct failed hip replacement surgery.
Benefits Of Hip Replacement Surgery
There are some possible advantages of Hip replacement surgery, which include:
- It eliminates hip pain
- It restores movement and activity
- Reconstruction of the damaged hip
- You can gain your lost strength
- Improved quality of life
- Improves your posture
- You to return to normal activities
- Reduces the risk of chronic health conditions such as heart failure, depression and diabetes compared to people who live with hip pain.
- High success rate
- Long-lasting effect – it is evident that 80-85% of hip replacements are working around 20 years after implantation
On the whole, hip replacements have turned to be one of the most successful procedures in the department of orthopaedics.
What Is The Cost Of Hip Replacement Surgery?
Hip replacement surgery cost Hyderabad varies greatly based on various factors. The cost varies person to person, type of procedure, type of implants you choose etc. However, hip surgery cost in India is very affordable. If you are facing any hip problems, first consult an orthopaedic doctor or hip surgeon for evolution. After some tests, the hip specialist evaluates your hip condition and explains the treatment procedure. At Dr Vasudev Cinic, we provide high-quality hip prosthetics at very affordable prices.
Your orthopaedic doctor, initially suggests conservative treatments. When they can’t help to improve the conditions a hip replacement is required. The orthopaedic surgeon is one who performs hip surgery. You no need to worry about hip replacement cost or about the functionality of the prosthetic joint, Dr Vasudev Juvvadi, one of the best Hip Replacement surgeon in Hyderabad has tremendous experience who has performed hundreds of hip surgeries.