Information About Hip Replacement Surgery for Patients and Their Families


If your doctor suggests hip surgery as a treatment for your injury or arthritis of the hip, you may feel a little scared and unsure about what's likely to happen to you. Relax. Getting the right information and knowing the options can help you approach your impending treatment in a calm, unstressed state of mind.

This section of our website provides key facts about hip replacement surgery and related issues for patients and their families.

By browsing the site, you will be able to gather information about:


Hip Replacement Surgery and Alternatives
Hip Anatomy and Function
Degenerative Changes Associated with Hip Arthritis
What to Expect on Surgery Day
Guidelines for Post-Operative Care and Rehabilitation
Getting back to Life After Hip Replacement