Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty in Brownsville
Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty at Orthopedic Institute of Rio Grande Valley
Has arthritis or another medical condition left you with persistent and severe pain? If so, you may want to look into a newer, less invasive treatment known as anterior total hip arthroplasty. Many of our patients have had great success with this procedure; you could too.
What is Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty?
An alternative to traditional hip replacement surgery, anterior total hip arthroplasty is a less invasive hip replacement option that patients are raving about. With this procedure, your doctor will replace your hip while working around your muscles and tendons, sparing your muscles from being cut during the procedure. This method allows for a reduced risk of complications and a much faster and more pleasant recovery.
Why Would Someone Need Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty?
The most common reason a person would need anterior total hip arthroplasty is because they are currently suffering from a form of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Anterior total hip arthroplasty may also be recommended for people with osteonecrosis or those with severe and persistent hip pain that interferes with their daily life. Speak to your doctor to find out if anterior total hip arthroplasty may be right for you.
What are the Benefits of Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty?
Anterior total hip arthroplasty offers patients a number of benefits over traditional hip replacement surgery. For example, the surgery is less invasive, with a smaller incision site and reduced soft tissue trauma. After the procedure, the recovery time is faster and less painful, and patients are typically able to move around more quickly and easily. The procedure typically involves fewer post-operation restrictions so patients are released from the hospital and free to return their daily lives faster.
If your doctor at Orthopedic Institute of Rio Grande Valley recommends a total hip replacement as an ideal treatment solution for you, be sure to ask about the benefits and risks of anterior total hip arthroplasty to find out more.
Many people have already benefited from the shorter recovery time, decreased pain and improved mobility that this procedure offers. Call Orthopedic Institute of Rio Grande Valley to find out if this procedure might be right for you.
For more information on Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty, call Orthopedic Institute of Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville, TX at (956) 544-2663 (BONE)!