Hip Preserving Surgery

Hip Preserving Surgery at The Runnymede

What is hip preserving surgery? Most patients under the age of 60 who have hip arthritis have an underlying cause to explain why their hip has become arthritic. The most common causes for hip arthritis are trauma, avascular necrosis, hip dysplasia (abnormally developed hip), slipped upper femoral epiphysis (growth plate injury around puberty), Perthe’s disease (avascular necrosis of the femoral head), and infection. Hip preserving surgery is any procedure, other than joint replacement, which addresses the symptoms that the patient...

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