According to our joint replacement experts, you may be ready for a hip replacement if you’re experiencing the following:
- You have hip pain that keeps you awake at night.
- The pain in your hip prevents you from participating in your favorite recreational activities.
- You have stiffness in your hip that limits your ability to move or lift your leg.
- You have attempted more conservative methods, i.e., exercise and/or drug therapy, without success.
Signs you are NOT ready for a hip replacement include:
- You have hip pain that does not limit your routine activities.
- You have not attempted more conservative treatment options.
- Your symptoms are improving with conservative treatments.
Recommendations for hip replacement surgery depend on your individual needs and goals and an evaluation by a joint replacement surgeon that involves your medical history, a physical examination, X-rays, and other tests.
Our joint replacement surgeons at BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine specialize in joint replacement procedures, including total hip replacement. If you would like more information regarding hip pain or a total hip replacement, contact our doctors by calling 303.449.2730 or schedule an appointment online.