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Both hip resurfacing and hip replacement help improve your hip joint and relieve pain. For younger, active people with strong bones, hip resurfacing is a more common surgery choice since it does not remove the ball — or head — of the thigh bone.
Dignity Health Central California’s award-winning orthopedics team performs hip resurfacing surgery to help your hip joint move easier without pain. Our doctors provide care with a philosophy of dignity, and respect during your surgery and healing process.
Find a Doctor today to see if hip resurfacing surgery in Central California can help you.
Hip resurfacing is recommended for orthopedic conditions that involve constant pain. Your surgeon will discuss your symptoms and talk to you about your personal goals and overall well-being.
A hip resurfacing procedure can be a solution to pain caused by:
To find out more about your joint health, take Dignity’s Health online joint pain assessment. Our orthopedic team offers can provide treatment options with humankindness so you can enjoy a healthy, active life.
During a hip resurfacing procedure, your orthopedic surgeon will trim, reshape, and cap the head of the thigh bone with man-made materials. You are asleep during the surgery.
After some time in the hospital, you doctor will talk to you about healing and recovery for your mind, body, and spirit. Physical therapy will help you heal, strengthen your hip, and improve your movement. For several weeks after surgery, you will use crutches to get around.
You can find quality orthopedic care at these local Dignity Health Central California hospitals: