Total hip replacement is extremely effective at relieving pain and restoring function as well as range of motion. But, it is an artificial joint and should be performed only if other "joint saving" procedures are not appropriate. Fusion makes the hip permanently stiff by obliterated the joint via bone bridging across the joint.
Related Journals of Total Hip Replacement
ï»¿Journal of Arthritis, Fibromyalgia: Open Access, Acta Rheumatologica, International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Journal of Osteoarthritis, Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery, HIP International, Arthroscopy, Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeryï»¿
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