There are numerous factors that can contribute to chronic hip pain including but not limited to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and traumatic arthritis, avascular necrosis and traumatic hip fracture. According to AAOS ( American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons), hip replacement is widely considered one of the most successful orthopedic procedures with an 95% success rate with patients experiencing significant relief of pain following total hip replacement surgery. At Specialists, in addition to traditional hip replacement, when applicable, Dr. Steven Atchison performs Direct Superior Approach Hip Replacement and Dr. Chase Lobrano performs Anterior Approach- Hip.
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