Hip Replacement
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Hip Replacement Usage

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Reasons for Procedure

This surgery is done when pain and stiffness limit your normal activities. This pain and stiffness is usually due to arthritis . Surgery is done when other treatments have been tried and are no longer working. These other treatments include rest, medicines, and physical therapy.

Within six weeks, you should be able to resume normal light activities. A replacement hip typically lasts 10-15 years.

 
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