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Guide to Total Hip Replacement

Great orthopedic care comes from expertise.

When hip pain interferes with everyday life, it’s time to consider different treatment options available for chronic hip pain. Surgery becomes a consideration when hip pain and loss of function become severe and when other treatments no longer relieve pain.

Total hip replacement surgery involves replacing the hip joint with an artificial joint made of metal, plastic or ceramic materials. Download our hip replacement treatment guide to learn about:

  • Preparations for surgery
  • Surgery and the hospital stay
  • Healing and recovery

With more than 150 orthopedic specialists, Mercy provides specialized, expert care to our patients.

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