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Advantages to an Anterior Hip Replacement

For those suffering from chronic joint pain and discomfort in Green Bay or Appleton, an anterior hip replacement can be the most efficient way to provide relief. Unlike other types of treatment methods, an anterior hip replacement is much more effective at correcting the issue when compared to other methods that simply treat the pain. Not only can the surgery help to relieve the pain, but the surgery allows for a faster recovery, a better range of movement, and a lower risk of dislocation when compared to other restorative surgeries. If you are currently suffering from severe joint pain, continue onto the article below for an outline of these advantages.

Faster Recovery

This approach will be able to provide patients with a faster recovery seeing as it won’t cause damage to any of the major muscles. Other types of surgeries and procedures can impact major muscles resulting in a long and painful recovery. These surgeries are typically performed by cutting through the muscle to reach the joint or completely removing the muscle and attaching it. These types of surgeries are highly invasive and can result in an extreme amount of pain. Further, this can cause a delay in the recovery period given how invasive it is. This delay can prevent the patient from being able to return to normal and result in additional costs of care. For this reason, an anterior hip replacement surgery is recommended to prevent a long recovery period.

Better Range of Movement

Another advantage to getting the procedure is that it will allow for a greater range of movement in the joint following the recovery period. This better range of movement is a result of the fact that the surgery will correct the issue as opposed to surface treatments and medications that simply sooth the pain. Further, the surgery will be less invasive when compared to other methods. This helps to ensure there is no accidental damage caused during the surgery that could impact the other muscles and contribute to the pain.

When You Are Ready

Request a consultation with one of the hip specialists at the Orthopedic & Sports Institute. Call (920) 560-1000 or request an appointment online. OSI offers anteriorposterior, and robotic surgical options for the treatment of hip pain. Do your homework, talk to friends and family members, neighbors and colleagues, to identify the procedure that is right for you.

OSI has convenient locations to serve you. The campus in Appleton includes clinics, a surgery center, MRI, physical therapy, and a skilled nursing facility, as well as a walk-in clinic that provides care for new orthopedic injuries. OSI has outreach clinics in Green Bay, New London, Ripon, Shawano, Waupaca, and the newest location at 600 N. Koeller Street in Oshkosh.

OSI is a proud member of NOVO Health.