What Is Meant By A Hip Replacement Surgery?

In a hip replacement surgery, the damaged bone and the cartilage is taken out and replaced with other prosthetic components. There are several things that you should not be doing after a hip replacement surgery in Sydney and they are that you cannot cross your legs for at least 6 to 8 weeks, you cannot bring your knee up higher than the level of your hip, this means that you shall avoid any exercises at this point in time and you shall also avoid picking up things from the floor or leaning forward while you are sitting on the floor or on the chair itself as well. However, these days it is believed that the hip replacement surgery is beneficial due to some reasons that are given below.  

  1. Less damage to major muscles 

The major muscles are avoided and are not cut during the hip replacement surgery. There are less muscles at the front of the hop and the orthopaedic surgeon in Sydney has to go around them, rather than cutting the fibers of the muscles, he works in a way that does not damage these muscles at all. There is no scene of making any kind of repairs at the end of the surgery.  

  1. Faster recovery 

After the surgery is done, the patient that has gone through the whole operation can easily bend at his hip and bear the weight as soon as he feels like he can be comfortable with it. These people can use a walker so that it would be easy for them to walk and not get hurt in the way for that matter then. 

  1. Decreased risk of hip dislocation 

Many people worry about the fact that they might get their hip dislocated if they are not operated, but after the surgery they get operated, the soft tissue structures can prevent the hip from dislocating and so there is a plus point for these people in this case as well.  

  1. Better range of movement 

A person can easily sit with his legs crossed and bend anytime that he wants without even thinking for a second that he might get his hip dislocated. Deep bending at the hip or any other internal rotation of the hip can also be taken care of.  

  1. Shorter hospital stay 

A patient that goes through a hip replacement surgery can be sure of the fact that they would not have to stay at the hospital so that they do not have to worry about staying for really long periods of time. This helps in reducing the cost of staying at the hospital as well for that matter.