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Joint health is essential to a well-lived life, and that applies to your hip as well! The expert team of general orthopedics at OrthoAtlanta are fully equipped to help you find the right path to healing for your hip issue. We offer a range of strategies to assist patients in sports medicine for athletes who are trying to train in a way that is healthy and maximizes good results. We also are fully equipped to work with individuals in need of hip replacement, total joint reconstruction, or who have experienced more serious hip-related injuries. If you’re interested in receiving treatment from our team, contact our Atlanta team and get started on the road to recovery!

A variety of hip problems can develop over time, including arthritis, fractures, inflammation, muscle strains, and even cancer. Common hip complaints include groin pain, clicking and popping, pain with certain movements, pain that moves into our thighs, and difficulty bending.

OrthoAtlanta physicians will first explore nonsurgical treatment options such as physical therapy and injections whenever possible, as conservative treatment options can be effective at treating many hip-related conditions. In those cases where hip surgery is necessary, we offer the latest, state-of-the-art procedures including hip arthroscopy (hip replacement), hip resurfacing and direct anterior approach hip replacement. Appropriate for many patients, direct anterior approach total hip arthroplasty, also referred to as “front” hip replacement is a total hip replacement procedure that is considered more conservative and is a minimally-invasive alternative to the traditional approach to hip replacement. Direct anterior approach arthroplasty can typically result in quicker times to heal and with less post-operative restrictions.

Common Conditions & Treatments

Learn about common causes of hip pain and medical conditions of the hip, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. OrthoAtlanta physicians evaluate both non-surgical and surgical treatment options in the treatment of injury and illnesses affecting the hip including minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, hip resurfacing, and the latest in hip replacement surgery.

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Same-Day Total Hip and Knee Replacement is Available

Dr. D. Hodari Brooks, discusses options for same-day total hip and knee replacement surgery in the July issue of Chapel Hill News & Views.

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