Hip replacements are designed in a way that may last your entire life. However, replacements can wear out due to natural use over time, or to an infection that can develop in nearby tissues. Hip revisions are surgical procedures that remove old hip implants that may have become a problem and replace them with new, effective ones. You may also need hip revision surgery because of a trauma or loosening of your existing hip replacement. No matter the cause, our surgeons are here to help you.
Hip Revision – MedStar Georgetown’s Experienced Approach
No matter how simple or complex your hip replacement problems are, the experienced orthopaedic hip and knee replacement surgeons at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital will offer you a successful solution. We understand that surgery can be overwhelming, but you can feel confident that our extensive expertise in complex hip revisions will relieve your pain and discomfort. We help ease the process for you by taking time with you and your family to explain your condition and your best surgical options.
We also offer sophisticated pain management to limit pain caused by surgery, and the most advanced physical therapy treatment to build back your strength and range of motion.
Hip Revision Recovery
Recovery from hip revision surgery can take time. We will begin your rehabilitation process even before you leave the hospital with physical therapy exercises and pain management. You will need to continue physical therapy, as well as learn ways to protect your new hip implant, until you feel completely healed. Your orthopaedic surgeon will explain the details of your recovery process before your procedure.