Understanding Hip Arthritis and Replacement
Painful hips are no laughing matter. After all, hips are the largest ball-and-socket joint, designed to stabilize and support the weight of the entire body. So when hips are hampered by arthritis or other problems, it can be hard to have a good day or a restful night. Fortunately, with today’s range of treatment options, there is help for hips in need!
Mendelson Kornblum Orthopedic’s surgeons are respected and experienced specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis! Our award-winning surgeons offer an array of treatment options for conditions that affect the hips, including a minimally invasive procedure called Anterior Hip Replacements.
Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a wear and tear condition that destroys joint cartilage, and it typically develops after years of constant motion and pressure in the joints. As the cartilage continues to wear away, bone begins to rub against bone, causing the irritation, swelling, stiffness, and discomfort commonly associated with arthritis.
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