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Hip replacement surgery may be required when treatments such as medication, exercise, canes and other aids for walking do not work, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. ...

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Hip replacement procedures are typically scheduled for 2 to 2.5 hours, some of which is spent by operating personnel to prepare the room for surgery, according to Christiana Care Health System. Most hip replacement patie...

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After hip replacement surgery, a patient can expect to take pain medications supplemented by physical therapy and limit doing strenuous activities, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Some swelling...

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Exercise, walking aids and medication are alternatives to hip replacement surgery, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Exercise helps strengthen the muscles surrounding...

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A traditional hip replacement procedure takes one to two hours, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Full recovery from the surgery may take three to six months. A minim...

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Hip replacement is recommended for people with hip joint damage that causes pain, interferes with life and responds unsatisfactorily to other treatment, explains the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal an...

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Hip replacements are accomplished by surgically removing diseased portions of a hip joint and replacing them with artificial parts, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. ...

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