As you go about your daily activities, hip pain can interfere with even the simplest tasks. Hip surgery at Dignity Health Central California can help you get moving again without pain.
Your hip is the joint where your hip bone (pelvis) and thigh bone (femur) come together. Also surrounding the joint are tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and other soft tissue. Our award-winning orthopedic surgeons perform different types of hip surgery to repair a range of hip conditions.
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Do I Need Hip Surgery?
Your hip bone is the largest joint in your body. When a problem occurs in your hip, it can greatly limit your movement and cause pain. Your Dignity Health Central California doctor will talk to you about your medical history, activities, and personal goals to determine the best type of hip surgery for your health and overall well-being.
Your doctor may recommend hip surgery to relieve constant pain or disability from:
- Dysplasia, which causes the hip to develop incorrectly and wear out
- Loose cartilage pieces and bone fragments
- Hip symptoms without a known cause
- Inflammatory or traumatic arthritis
- Osteoarthritis, the deterioration of bone and cartilage
- Osteonecrosis, which causes the bone to die
- Hip fractures and breaks
Hip Surgery Recovery at Dignity Health Central California
Your orthopedic surgeon will diagnose your hip pain and discuss the types of hip surgery that are the best for you. Common hip surgeries are fracture repair, arthroscopic, resurfacing, dislocation, and replacement.
Your hip surgery will take place at one of our local hospitals:
To find out if hip surgery in Central California will help your pain and get you back to enjoying daily activities, talk to an orthopedic specialist today. Dignity Health Central California’s orthopedic surgeons are recognized for excellence in hip surgery in Bakersfield, Merced, San Andreas, and Stockton, CA.