Hip preservation surgery helps people with painful hip conditions preserve the integrity of their hip joint and prevent the development of arthritis. Patients who undergo hip preservation surgery find relief from ongoing hip pain, are able to regain normal functioning of the hip joint and may avoid needing a hip replacement later in life.
Hip preservation surgery is typically performed on patients below age 45 who do not have significant arthritis in the affected joint. Hip preservation surgery can improve the movement and quality of life for people with:
Hip preservation surgery uses a combination of orthopedic techniques to restore the function of the hip joint. Depending on your unique condition, we may use one or more of the following techniques in your hip preservation surgery. These procedures are done using minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques, for less scarring and a faster healing time than traditional open surgery.
Recovery time for hip preservation surgery varies depending on the types of procedures your surgeon chooses to perform. Patients who undergo hip preservation surgery typically leave the hospital in a day or two and must attend physical therapy in the weeks after surgery.
Schedule your appointment today. The orthopedic specialists at Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics will be happy to discuss treatment options including hip preservation surgery with you.