Animated Procedures


Hip Replacement Surgery

The goal of hip replacement surgery is to relieve pain in the joint caused by the damage to the cartilage and bone. This procedure is recommended for chronic hip pain and disability caused by arthritis and, its mmost common form, Osteoarthritis (in which the articular cartilage cushioning the bones of the hip wears away, causing friction, hip pain and stiffness), Rheumatoid Arthritis (in which the synovial membrane becomes inflamed, produces too much synovial fluid, and damages the articular cartilage, leading to pain and stiffness), and Traumatic Arthritis (which follows a serious hip injury or fracture, leading to the damage of the articular cartilage and, over time, causing hip pain and stiffness).


In hip replacement surgery, the hip's ball and socket joint are replaced with a prosthesis made of durable, wear-resistant plastic, metal or ceramic. This typically provides complete pain relief and helps the restoration of normal movement. The orthopaedic surgeons at Ohio Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine explore all treatment options, and if previous efforts to relieve pain have been unsuccessful, they may suggest hip replacement surgery to restore pain-free mobility. Depending on the severity of the hip condition, our specially-trained physicians might perform the latest minimally invasive hip procedures like mini-incision hip and two-incision hip, which allow faster recoveries and minimize pain.

Common Surgical Procedures:

•Hip fractures

   • Hip pinning

   •  Partial hip replacements

• Arthritic hips

   •  Total Hip Replacements

      - Mini Single Incision (Anterior, Anterior-lateral, Posterior-lateral)

      - Two-incision Hip

   • Revision Total Hip