Your hips, like most other parts of your body, are hugely important to the way you interact with the world. They give you support, and they give you the stability and movement you need to walk, exercise, play, and engage in all other types of physical activity.
Common Hip Problems
There are many diseases and conditions that can affect your hips and your lifestyle. They can cause you debilitating pain, in which case it might really be time to talk to an orthopedic specialist. Some of those conditions include:
At the Intermountain Healthcare Orthopedic Specialty Group, there are many doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating hip conditions.
Orthopedic Hip Treatments
Hip conditions are relatively common, especially in the aging adult populations. Our orthopedic specialists are very familiar with treatments associated with hip conditions. Some of the most common treatments and procedures include:
- Conversion hip replacements
- Total hip replacements
- Hip resurfacing
- Revision hip replacements
- Physical therapy for hip pain
- Pain-reducing and anti-inflammatory medication
If you need to have hip surgery, our orthopedic surgeons are some of the best in the nation. You can be assured that you will be well cared for during the entire process. In surgical prep, actual surgery, and healing time, our surgeons, physical therapists, and nurses work as a team to give you the best possible care.
If you need treatment for hip pain or think that you need hip surgery, talk with one of our orthopedic specialists today.