If you are a candidate for total hip replacement, our experienced orthopedic teams at Novant Health UVA Health System are ready to provide options for treatment. You may have the option to choose anterior-approach hip replacement. The surgeon makes an incision at the front of the hip. This type of surgery calls for a smaller incision, which can result in a shorter recovery time. Traditional posterior-approach hip replacement, which is still a popular remedy, calls for an incision at the side of the hip.
For your convenience, Novant Health UVA Health System offers a variety of resources both online and in-person classes such as “Joint camp” which gives you an idea what to expect from your joint replacement surgery.
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Hip replacement surgery