Category Archives: Hip

The benefits of hip replacement

One of the largest joints in the entire body that offer the most weight-bearing is that of the hip joint. The hip joint includes the thigh bone and pelvis, which are ball-and-socket joints that allow us to stand and walk correctly. When arthritis or other types of conditions are impacting these joints, it can bring […]

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2020
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When hip replacement is recommended

When patients are dealing with conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis, or osteoarthritis, many joints throughout the body can be impacted. Patients may deal with a variety of issues that may impact their quality of life, including difficulty walking, pain, and stiffness when their hips are damaged from these issues. In most cases, a […]

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2020
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How to prepare for hip replacement surgery

Every year, hundreds of thousands of total hip replacements are performed in the United States. At Orthopedic Associates of Long Island, we understand the need for hip replacement to restore the function and quality of life for many of our patients. A total hip replacement procedure is performed when patients are dealing with significant pain […]

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2020
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What you need to know about hip replacement

Patients who have chronic hip pain that is impacting their ability to live a higher quality of life with both work and play may want to work with an orthopedic team to discuss the possibility of undergoing certain restorative procedures with an orthopedic surgeon such as hip replacement. While hip replacement surgery is an extensive […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2020
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Frequently asked questions regarding the recovery from hip replacement surgery

Patients who are considering hip replacement surgery often have a lot of questions. They want to learn more about the procedure to determine if it is the right choice for their situation. At Orthopedic Associates of Long Island, we work with patients in the area to educate them about their situation and decide if their […]

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2020
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Are you considering joint replacement?

Sore, painful joints with reduced range of motion can significantly impact a patient’s overall quality of life. Patients who deal with joint problems on a daily basis are often dealing with pain when performing even the simplest of daily tasks. At Orthopedic Associates of Long Island, we provide patients with a selection of treatment options […]

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2019
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How to Prolong or Avoid a Hip Replacement

We’re not as young as we used to be, but we’re not feeling bad for ourselves. In fact, we look at our age as a badge of pride. Not everyone gets to live as long as we have, after all, and we’re thankful we’ve had the wonderful days that we have (and we’re always looking […]

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2019
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