A hip replacement is the most common type of surgery where an injured hip joint is replaced with an artificial one (known as a hip implant).
When a hip replacement is needed
Hip replacement surgery is usually necessary when the hip joint is worn or damaged so that your mobility is reduced and you are in pain even while resting.
The most common reason for hip replacement surgery is osteoarthritis. Other conditions that can cause hip joint damage include:
By Dr. Mrinal Sharma
Senior Consultant & Head Orthopedics (Unit-II)
Asian Hospital, Faridabad
Specialist- Bone & Joints Replacement