The hip joint helps in keeping balance and supporting the body's weight. This joint is made up of the upper end of the leg bone (femur) which has a rounded head (femoral head) that fits into a socket (acetabulum) in the pelvis.
Total hip replacement (THR) is a procedure done by orthopedic doctors to replace a painful or damaged hip joint. This could be due to various issues such as fractures, avascular necrosis (loss of blood supply to the femoral head), childhood deformities or primary osteoarthritis.
During total hip replacement surgery, the damaged part of the hip is removed and replaced with implants, called components. Your orthopedic surgeon will select the components that are best for you based on your age, activity level, bone quality and body type
A THR is needed when the natural hip joint loses its shape, wears out, becomes painful and alters the normal lifestyle of patients making daily living difficult, like putting weight on the hip while standing, moving from the sitting to standing position, using the stairs et
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Our orthopedic team will provide you with a thorough examination and diagnosis so that if a procedure is needed, you will understand your options. Our anaethesia care team will do a thorough pre-operative evaluation, plan your type of anaesthesia and post-operative pain management. A physiotherapist will also evaluate the site of surgery and plan your post-operative rehabilitation for quicker recovery.
If you are a candidate for surgery, one of our orthopedic surgeons will determine the best type of implant for you.
The following implant options are available:
The worn out joint will be removed and replaced with artificial implants matching the original joint so that it mimics the original movements of the hip.
Once discharged, a physiotherapist will follow-up with you at home to help you through the process of rehabilitation and changes to be made at home.
After completion of the procedure, you will be under the care of your intensivist, operating orthopedist, physical therapist and dietician. Pain control measures are started immediately and gradual rehabilitation towards recovery is supervised by the team to ensure that you are discharged in a stable condition by the end of third or fourth day of your hospital stay.
At the time of discharge you will be ambulatory with the help of a walking aid, being able to walk short distances and to use the washroom
You will be required to follow up 12-14 days post surgery for suture removal. From then on, you will be assessed each month for 3 months. During each of these visits, you will be seen by the orthopedic surgeons and physical therapist. Subsequently you will just need to follow up once a year.
Zoi's orthopedic surgeons are amongst the top professionals in THR surgery in Hyderabad, providing comprehensive medical care. Our orthopedic hospital is one of the best in the city for treating orthopedic issues.