Hip preservation surgery — or hip joint preservation — includes minimally invasive techniques and less-invasive traditional reconstruction procedures to restore original hip function.
IIn addition to pain relief and improved mobility, the benefits of hip preservation surgery include preventing arthritis and the need for hip replacement surgery in the future. There are different types procedures, such as:
- Cartilage reconstruction or restoration: including microfracture surgery, abrasion, or bone and tissue grafts
- Bone spur removal: removing bony projections that form on the edges of bones
- Debridement: removing loose pieces of bone or cartilage in the hip
- Hip labral repair: repairing cartilage lining the outside of hip socket
- Pelvic osteotomy: cutting away bone to better align the hip and pelvis
Why Choose UHealth?
Highly experienced in treating a full range of orthopaedic conditions. Our team of fellowship-trained orthopaedic specialists works together with a multidisciplinary group of physicians and scientists to provide high-quality care to people with benign (noncancerous) and malignant (cancerous) conditions. These include musculoskeletal diseases, bone and soft tissue sarcomas, metastatic diseases, benign neoplasms of bone and soft tissue, and all types of orthopedic injuries.