|Total hip replacement
The hip joint is a multiaxial, ball and socket, weight bearing joint. People with severe arthritis in the hip joint, who experience severe pain, limited joint mobility and reduced functional ability, may need total hip replacement.
--Degeneration : Rheumatic Arthritis(RA), Osteoarthritis(OA), infectious hip joint, avascular necrosis and abnormal mechanical alignment of hip joint
--Pain : weight bearing on affected hip and walking and up and down stairs
--Reduced range of motion
--Fatigue : muscle weakness, muscle atrophy
--Functional changes : limp, difficulty standing from a seated position