Dr. Jay Mabrey performs total hip replacements in Dallas, Texas. This procedure is necessary for patients who suffer from arthritis, hip pain, stiffness or limited hip movement. In most cases, a total hip replacement will help restore alignment and functionality of the hip. A total hip replacement almost always reduces joint pain. During the procedure, Dr. Mabrey will replace the diseased hip joint with an artificial joint (called a prosthesis).
There are many benefits associated with a total hip replacement. If Dr. Mabrey determines that you are a candidate for the surgery, below are some of the benefits associated with the procedure.
Total hip replacement surgery almost always:
As with any surgery, a total hip replacement involves certain risks. Some of these risks may include:
A total hip replacement is a major surgery. Dr. Mabrey will need to see each patient for post-op visits. During these visits, he will be able to verify that the hip is healing properly and remove stitches or staples after at least two weeks.