In most cases, Town Center Orthopaedic Associates recommends hip replacement when conservative measures are no longer effective or have failed to improve your condition.
Arthritis is the leading cause of hip replacements. Arthritis causes the cartilage in your hip joint to wear away, resulting in pain, stiffness, and limited mobility.
Hip replacements also occur for a number of other reasons, including:
Connective tissue disorders
There are several conditions that can damage the hip joint. Issues like overuse and increased stress, as well as lack of exercise, can increase your risk of hip joint damage.