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Hip Joint Replacement Procedure Auckland

Hip Joint Replacement Procedure Auckland

Total Hip Joint Replacement In Auckland

If walking or getting in and out of a chair have become painful and difficult, if your hip is stiff, and it is hard to put on your shoes and socks, if you feel uncomfortable while resting, then you may need a hip replacement.

A hip joint replacement is a surgical procedure where the hip joint is replaced with a prosthetic implant. This surgery can be performed as either a total or a hemi (half) replacement depending on the particular issue and patient.

This replacement orthopaedic surgery is usually conducted to fix severe physical joint damage as part of hip fracture treatment or help relieve arthritis pain. A total hip replacement will replace both the acetabulum and the femoral head while a hemiarthroplasty will usually only replace the femoral head.

Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Gary French will find out about your general health and will ask questions regarding the extent of your hip pain and how it affects your ability to perform everyday activities. He will then examine you to determine your hip mobility, strength, and alignment and will take X-rays to ascertain the damage or deformity. Finally he will discuss the options available to you.

At Ormiston Orthopaedics we offer the best in hip replacement surgery. Mr French is highly trained and have many years of experience performing these operations.

If you have any questions regarding total hip joint replacement in Auckland then please do not hesitate to contact us, we are always happy to help patients understand about their surgery.