Category Archives: Hip Replacement

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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