For those suffering hip pain and loss of mobility, hip replacement surgery may be the way to return to an active life. Using state-of-the-art techniques, our orthopedic surgeons successfully perform thousands of hip replacement surgeries each year.
Hip Replacement Surgery to Return You to an Active Life
While hips, knees and shoulders may be our focus, our staff is truly dedicated to leading you back to the activities you love best - an afternoon on the golf course, a walk through the park, a slow dance with that special someone. That's our specialty.
What makes hip replacement at Franciscan Health different?
Each Franciscan hip replacement surgery team is made up of board-certified orthopedic surgeons, interventional radiologists, trained orthopedic nurses and physical therapists. Internal medicine physicians are on staff for pre-operative physical exams and screenings. Our experienced, fellowship-trained surgeons participate in numerous research projects to advance in the field of joint replacement.
Benefits of hip replacement surgery
Having a hip replaced used to be only for the elderly. Today, total joint replacement surgery with state-of-the-art materials and techniques – some of which are being pioneered at Franciscan Health – gives patients in their 50s and younger relief from the pain and loss of mobility caused by deteriorating hips. We understand the importance of an active lifestyle and finding the best hip replacement for active people.
The main benefit you can expect from total joint replacement is pain relief, which can be quite dramatic. However, total hip replacement is not the answer for everyone. Some people find hip pain relief without surgery. That is why it is important for you to get a proper diagnosis from an orthopedic specialist.
After hip replacement recovery, most patients enjoy:
A dramatic reduction in pain-even post-surgical discomfort can be gone within weeks
Increased strength and ability to use your legs and the ability to build muscle
Ease of movement - almost immediately and for many years to come
Enhanced quality of life with the capacity to take on daily tasks and activities in greater comfort