Our orthopedics team works closely with you to find and correct the source of your hip pain. We offer surgery and pain relief options to help you feel better, fast.
Whether you choose surgical or nonsurgical treatment, our integrated physical therapy can strengthen muscles, restore function and help you get back to the things you enjoy most.
At Aurora Health Care, many of our doctors and therapists specialize in correcting hip problems. We provide expert care, from rehabilitation to highly advanced surgical techniques.
People choose our hip treatments because we offer:
Hip pain often improves with simple home treatment. Treatment at home might include rest, gentle exercise, over-the-counter pain relievers or cold packs.
If your hip remains painful or becomes stiff, it’s a good idea to come in for care. We may recommend nonsurgical hip pain treatments like:
If you need hip surgery, we’ll explain your options and make recommendations based on your personal health and unique hip condition. Once you’ve decided which type of surgery is right for you, we’ll answer all of your questions so you’re fully prepared and understand what to expect.
Total hip replacement is the most common type of surgery to treat disabling hip pain . In total hip replacement, surgeons remove the ball and socket of an arthritic or damaged hip and replace it with an artificial hip joint.
Some of our surgeons were among the first to provide direct anterior hip replacement (replacing the hip from the front, rather than the side or back) and perform it frequently. We also provide traditional open hip replacement surgery.
Learn more about hip replacement surgery.
Depending on your condition and health, you may be eligible to have both hips replaced at the same time. With this procedure, you’ll only go through one recovery period, so you can resume your usual activities sooner.
During a hip arthroscopy procedure, surgeons make small incisions near your hip and look inside your hip joint. They perform this procedure with tiny cameras and micro-instruments (arthroscopes) that help them find and repair damaged tissue.
With hip arthroscopy, the surgeon can:
Learn more about minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery.
Hip resurfacing is an alternative that may allow younger, active people with hip pain to avoid or postpone total hip replacement. Hip resurfacing removes only damaged areas of the joint and replaces them with a smooth metal surface.
Hip revision repairs damage to an artificial hip joint due to years of wear. Our surgeons commonly perform hip revision to help longtime hip replacement recipients become pain-free again.