Your hip is a ball-and-socket joint that includes two parts:
During hip replacement surgery, we remove the ball-shaped head of the femur and the socket portion of the acetabulum. We replace them with artificial joints made of metal and plastic. You may need hip replacement surgery if you have hip pain that does not respond to other treatments. Find out more about hip pain.
At AHN, you have access to pioneering techniques that maximize your safety and help you achieve excellent results. We were the first program in western Pennsylvania using Mako™ robotic surgery technology for hip replacement surgery. This technology acts as an extension of the surgeon’s hands, offering unparalleled surgical precision. Read more about robotic and minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery.
Our Diamond Care program takes some of the worries out of hip replacement surgery while helping you achieve exceptional results.
Under the Diamond Care program, you can expect:
Conditions that may require hip replacement surgery include:
If you are considering hip replacement surgery, here’s what to expect:
Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 or request an appointment to learn more about AHN Orthopaedic services.
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