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Hip replacement Polad - FAQ

What is hip replacement surgery?

Hip replacement Poland that is surgery which surgically removes a painful hip joint and arthritis, and then doctor replaces it with an artificial joint. Artifical join is also known as the prosthesis, often made from metal and plastic components which are bio compatible.

Who should consider having hip replacement surgery in Poland?

The patient should consider hip replacement surgery abroad when suffers from groin Pain Most of the time, knee pain, buttocks pain, back pain. Also, it is best to wait until arthritis progresses until the bones are touching, it might be easily checked on x-rays.

Patients with marked Interference with Daily Activities and with sleep are also perfect candidates for cheap hip replacement surgery. Osteoarthritis is the other most common cause of this type of damage. Some other conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic inflammatory disease that causes joint pain, stiffness, and swelling), osteonecrosis (or avascular necrosis, which is the death of bone caused by insufficient blood supply), injury, fracture, and bone tumors are also reasons to perform the hip replacement.

How is hip replacement surgery done?

Surgery is performed under general or spinal anesthetic. The surgeon removes the existing hip joint completely. The upper part of the thigh bone (femur) is removed and the natural socket for the head of the femur is hollowed out. A socket is fitted into the hollow in the pelvis. A short, angled metal shaft (the stem) with a smooth ball on its upper end (to fit into the socket) is placed into the hollow of the thigh bone. The cup and the stem may be pressed into place or fixed with acrylic cement.Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing is carried out in a similar way. The main difference is that less of the bone is removed from the femur as only the joint surfaces are replaced with metal inserts.

How long does hip replacement surgery take?

It takes 60 – 90 minutes to complete hip replacement.

What are the risks of having hip replacement surgery in Poland?

Each surgery involves the risks. Hip replacement surgery Poland is 90% successful, it means that 90% of patient report pain relieve and easier walking. Below you may check the possible risk of surgery:

  • Blood
  • Infection
  • Fracture
  • Dislocation
  • Loosening
  • Metal on metal complications

Is hip replacement surgery painful?

During hip replacement surgery patients are given general anesthesia, so surgery is completely painless as a patient is in deep sleep. After surgery orthopedic provide the patient with some painkillers also.

Can hip replacement surgery in Poland be covered by the insurance?

Sure, Beauty Poland helps patients to have the hip replacement surgery covered by insurance. The surgery coverage is determined by patient health care system and medical reasons also.

How much is hip replacement surgery in Poland?

The price for hip replacement Poland starts from 5500 GBP that is all inclusive package which covers surgery, all examinations, staying in hospital and hotel. What are more air port pick ups and personal consultations are included in the price also?

How long does it take to recover after hip replacement surgery in Poland?

The patient will stay 3-5 days in the hospital. Then rehabilitation may take even one month. The patient should be careful in first weeks after hip replacement surgery, some exercises are forbidden. The surgeon will instruct you how to, step by step, return to daily activities.

Will I need physical therapy after my hip replacement in Poland?

Yes it necessary, it helps receive good surgery results. Physical therapy might be performed in Poland after surgery, or in the patient own country. When patient decides to perform it in own country, physical therapist should contact patients surgeon to discuss the case and prepare the indyvidual treatment plan.

How do I know if my doctor is a professional?

Beauty Poland cooperates only with professional surgeons, best hospitals with modern equipment. We have satisfied patients who travel to Poland from countries worldwide. Our orthopedic surgeons are best specialists in spinal surgeries, knee and hip replacement, too. Our doctors have long experience and performed more than 4.500 successful surgeries for Polish and foreign patients. Our surgeon works with Zimmer-Biomet and OttoBock Manufacturer.

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