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Types of Hip Replacement Surgery

Surgery TypeRecovery DaysHospital DaysAge Group
Total Hip Replacement (THR)6 -12 weeks2-4 DaysAny age
Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement (MIHR)2 -6 weeks1- 3 daysAny age
Anterior Hip Replacement (AHR)2 -6 weeks1- 3 daysAny age
Partial Hip Replacement (PHR)6 -12 weeks2 -4 daysTypically older adults

What is Hip Replacement?

Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery is performed by the best orthopedic surgeons in Chennai to eliminate or reduce the tissue trauma associated with total hip replacement. The benefits of minimally invasive hip replacement surgery include a much smaller incision, lesser blood loss during surgery, speedy recovery, early return to normal lifestyle including driving, and exercise.

Overview

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Best hip replacement implant brands in India
  • Johnson & Johnson Hip Implant
  • Stryker Hip Implant
  • Zimmer Hip Implant
  • Smith & Nephew Hip Implant
Difference between partial and total hip replacement
  • Partial hip replacement only replaces the ball portion of the hip joint with an implant.
  • Total Hip Replacement (TKR) replaces both the ball and socket portion of the hip joint.
Contraindications of a hip replacement
  • Knee sepsis
  • An ongoing infection
  • Extensor mechanism dysfunction
  • Vascular disease
  • Recurvatum deformity (knee deformity in which the knee bends backwards) secondary to muscular weakness
  • Presence of knee arthrodesis
Hip replacement exercises to do
  • Quad squeezes
  • Glute squeezes
  • Heel slides
  • Ankle pumps
  • Side step ups
  • Squats
  • Hip abduction (while lying on the side)
  • Hip extension
What exercises should be avoided after hip replacement?
  • Crossing one leg over the other
  • Turning foot inward and ankle rotations
  • Side leg raises
Hip surgery indications
  • Arthritis
  • Excessive pain does not respond to analgesics or anti-inflammatories.
  • Limitations of activities of daily living
  • Stiffness in the hip
Doctor holding hip replacement implant used in hip replacement

Steps Involved In Hip Replacement Treatment

Diagnosis

The orthopedic surgeon will ask you to have some tests before hip replacement surgery, including-

  • X-Ray
  • MRI
  • Echocardiogram

These imaging tests will help in better diagnosis of the condition, the surgeon will suggest the best suitable treatment option for you after evaluating your condition based on the test results.

Surgery

The patient will be given general or spinal anesthesia so that he or she does not feel any pain or discomfort during the surgery. The orthopedic surgeon will make an incision over the outside of the hip, cutting through the skin and muscle. The surgeon may make 1 or 2 small incisions of 3 to 4 inches. Best uncemented implants are used during the procedure. With the use of the latest technology and surgical approach, the patient would be able to walk from the next day after surgery. Orthopedic experts recommend physiotherapy for proper recovery after the surgery.

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Why choose Pristyn Care for Knee Replacement Surgery

Best Healthcare Provider for Orthopedic Treatments

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Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Procedure

Minimally invasive knee replacement involves a much smaller incision of 4 to 6 inches, unlike traditional knee replacement, that involves a much longer incision of 8 to 10 inches.

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Best Knee Joint Implant or Prosthesis

Our Orthopedic Surgeons use the best prosthesis for joint replacement surgeries, such as Johnson & Johnson, Stryker, Zimmer, Smith & Nephew. Usage of the best quality implants for orthopedic procedures in order to promote longevity and durability.

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Physiotherapy Assistance

The patient’s physiotherapy preferably begins after 10-12 days of surgery. For your smooth and precise recovery post knee replacement surgery, we will help you connect with the best Physiotherapist near you.

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Post Surgery Care and Support

We offer follow-up consultations with the surgeon and provide instructions for post surgery care including dietary tips and exercises to our patients to ensure they have a smooth recovery.

FAQs around Hip Replacement in Chennai

Is hip replacement surgery in Chennai covered under insurance?

Yes, if the patient is bed-ridden and a hip replacement is medically necessary to restore hip function and mobility of the patient, then it is covered under health insurance.

How can I book an appointment at Pristyn Care for hip replacement in Chennai?

You can book an appointment for hip replacement at Pristyn Care by either calling the number on the page or filling out the book an appointment form on the page. Once you get in touch with our care coordinator, they will book your appointment based on your location and preference.

What is the use of walkers for hip surgery?

After a hip replacement, the patient is advised to not put full weight on his knees and hips to ensure proper recovery. Risk of an injury or dislocation is also higher as the new hip might not be prepared to take the full weight of the body. A walker can be used by patients after hip replacement to help provide stability to the new hip while moving while keeping it within the weight-bearing restrictions.

Is hip replacement surgery painful?/h3>

The hip replacement procedure is performed under general anesthesia. So the surgery itself is not painful at all. However, the patient may experience some pain and discomfort after the procedure as their body adjusts to the prosthesis, which is not entirely uncommon and entirely manageable.

How long does it take to recover from total hip surgery?

Hip replacement recovery takes about 2-4 weeks normally, but this is dependent on a lot of factors such as the patient’s age, health, pre-existing medical conditions, nutrition, lifestyle, etc. Recovery may take longer in patients who are diabetic or habitual smokers, etc.

How to promote healing after a hip replacement procedure at home?

Patients are usually discharged in 1-3 days after hip replacement. After being discharged, you can do the following to promote healing at home:

  • Use an assistive walking device such as a cane, walker, etc.
  • Place your frequently used items such as phone, remote controls, etc., in easy reach.
  • Remove any rugs or mats near you that can make you slip.
  • Use a comfortable, low, soft-cushioned chair for sitting.
  • Refurbish your bathroom with assistive devices such as shower chairs, raised toilet seats, etc., to avoid bending too much.
  • Keep the surgical area clean and dry. Make sure the bandage does not get wet.
  • Wear compression stockings to help reduce swelling.
  • Keep up-to-date on your medications.
  • Alter your diet to include more vitamins, minerals, and fluids to make it healthier.

Signs you need a hip replacement

Living with constant hip pain, especially due to hip osteoarthritis or other bone disorders, can be very difficult. If you are noticing any of the following signs in your daily life, then you may need a hip replacement surgery:

  • You are suffering from chronic and significant pain in the hip region that cannot be managed with over-the-counter medications and is hindering you from walking on your own.
  • You are experiencing trouble in performing routine activities like walking short distances, standing on one leg, bending down, etc.
  • You have severe stiffness in the hip joint.
  • Conservative treatments such as physical therapy, steroids, etc., are not providing relief anymore.
  • You have a chronic orthopedic disorder such as osteoarthritis (hip OA), osteoporosis, etc.
  • Your joint pain is affecting your psychological health
  • Prolonged use of pain medication is causing side effects in your body
  • Other less invasive treatments you’ve tried in the past are not helping
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    Deepak Rao

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    My mother underwent hip replacement surgery on both sides under the care of S. Natarajan. He provided excellent consultation and took great care of her. The operation was a success, and my mother's post-surgery recovery is progressing well. It has been two weeks since the surgery

    City : CHENNAI
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    kandakumar vel moorthy

    4/5

    My father underwent a hip replacement surgery performed by Dr. S. Natarajan. The entire process was very comfortable, and my father is recovering well with each passing day. Dr. Natarajan is very approachable and keeps the patient's family informed about every step of the procedure.

    City : CHENNAI
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    Amit K Shah

    5/5

    Dr. S. Natarajan did the Hip replacement for my mother. The whole process was extremely pleasant. She's doing quite well and getting better each day

    City : CHENNAI
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    Md. Shakeelur Rahman

    3/5

    Dear Dr ! I am very thankful for your kind care for my mother's surgery. You have been outspoken and given us the right, timely advice. Your quality of the job is highly appreciated.

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