Please see the index below for a list of all our articles on Hip Surgery.

If you are new to the subject, we recommend starting with: Total Hip Replacement for Hip Arthritis

Learn how anterior hip replacement surgeries are different from more traditional hip replacements, including the advantages and disadvantages of the anterior surgical approach.
While people commonly think of general anesthesia when considering surgical anesthesia, local anesthesia may also be an option for some surgeries or less invasive medical procedures for arthritis.
There are no universally agreed upon post-surgical precautions for anterior hip replacement. For this reason, patients are advised to adhere to their surgeon's instructions.

Regularly performing heel and toe lifts, standing hip abduction, shallow squats, and low-impact aerobic exercises after an anterior hip replacement is essential to maintaining hip strength and overall health.

What issues should patients and their doctors think about when considering the anterior approach hip replacement? Learn about who can have the surgery, choosing a surgeon, and getting a second opinion.