Total Hip Replacement
This three-page illustrated handout educates people about total hip replacement, which is surgery to replace worn, damaged, or diseased parts of the hip with an artificial joint to relieve pain and improve movement. It explains when a total hip replacement may be necessary. The document contains text accompanied by illustrations to discuss the function and appearance of a normal hip joint, a worn hip joint, and the surgical site for total hip replacement. It outlines joint pain and movement the patient can anticipate after surgery.
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