How Do I Know That I Need A Hip Replacement?

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Question: How Do I Know That I Need A Hip Replacement?

Answer: You would know if you need a hip replacement if you start having pain in your hip that is refractory to conservative management.

If you've tried normal medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories and they don't help, if you've tried maybe stronger medications such as narcotics and they don't help, if you've tried a trial of steroid injections into the hip and they don't help, as well as a good physical therapy program, and you've reached that stage where the pain is unbearable and it's limiting your function, then you should talk to your surgeon about having hip replacement.

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