Whether you’re sitting, standing, walking, or bending, your hips are a fundamental component of your daily life. Connecting the thighbone to the trunk, the hip consists of a cup-and-ball-like joint that allows for a great deal of motion in a variety of directions. People of varying ages and lifestyles are susceptible to dozens of different hip conditions and diseases, including osteoarthritis and bursitis. To read more about hip conditions, click here.
At OrthoNorCal Orthopedic Specialists, our hip surgeons have sophisticated training and experience in performing highly specialized hip procedures. Common procedures our hip surgeons perform include total hip replacement, hip revision, total hip arthroplasty, anterior hip replacement, hip impingement surgery, hip labral repair, and hip fracture treatment. Please note that our hip surgeons are proficient in using the latest surgical methods, including minimally invasive techniques.
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Hip Educational Articles
After undergoing an artificial hip replacement, you need to have realistic expectations about what type of activities you can participate in. There are different risks associated with different types of activities. Some activities can lead to damage of the...read more
Your new artificial hip has a limited range of safe motion while it is healing. For about three months, you will need to follow special safety rules called “hip precautions” to protect your new hip while it heals. While you are in the hospital, your...read more
Blood clots that form inside the veins of the legs, called Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT), are a common problem following many types of surgical procedures. It is true that these blood clots can also form in certain individuals who have not undergone any...read more