Arthroscopic hip surgery for 22 year old

Arthroscopic hip surgery for 22 year old

Posted in the Hip Replacement Forum


Dayton, OH

#1 Oct 28, 2011
After years of hip clicking/popping and recent severe hip pain, my dr. met with me to go over some options. He did some manipulations of both hips (so painful!) and heard/felt the popping I'd been describing. He was pretty concerned because I'm in my early 20's and, according to him, "shouldn't be having hip problems that seem like a match for a 70 year old."

We talked about it for nearly 15 minutes and after I reminded him about being in different scoliosis braces for nearly 10 years, he wondered if the braces caused my hips to grow in an odd way. He took some x-rays but I haven't gotten a call back yet with his thoughts.

In our discussion, though, he mentioned that if I have eroded the cartilage or have bone spurs, he would recommend an arthroscopic approach to put off what he thinks might be an inevitable hip replacement surgery.

Though I've had both back problems and neurological issues in the past, I don't know anything about hip problems. Does anyone have experience with needing hip surgery after having back braces and spinal fusion? I feel like I'm too young to need this kind of surgery, but I would really appreciate any feedback you can give me!

Chicago, IL

#2 Nov 17, 2011
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Garden City, NY

#3 Nov 18, 2011
The relation between your back braces and the development of your hip problem is a bit too technical. Im glad that you have already visited a medical expert on this. He can explain it to you and guide you on what action to take. I hope you feel better soon and be able to live your life without the pain.

Chicago, IL

#4 Nov 28, 2011
I read once about someone younger than you having a hip replacement surgery. She was in her teens and was recovering just quite well. I think that younger people have more chances of full and faster recovery due to their age. If ever it should come down to you having a hip replacement surgery, I suggest you discuss everything with your surgeon including the kind of implant that you would have. There have been many issues surrounding the metal-on-metal hip implants that I've come across here , so you might want to dwell on that topic.

Chicago, IL

#5 Nov 28, 2011
The young ones have much chance to recover faster from a hip replacement surgery or any other surgeries barring complications of course which you could read in abundance on this website . Since you asked for some information, here's some written by the Mayo Clinic staff: Hip replacement surgery, also called total hip arthroplasty, involves removing a diseased hip joint and replacing it with an artificial joint, called a prosthesis. Hip prostheses consist of a ball component, made of metal or ceramic, and a socket, which has an insert or liner made of plastic, ceramic or metal. The implants used in hip replacement are biocompatible — meaning they're designed to be accepted by your body — and they're made to resist corrosion, degradation and wear. Hip replacement is typically used for people with hip joint damage from arthritis or an injury. Followed by rehabilitation, hip replacement can relieve pain and restore range of motion and function of your hip joint. The goal of hip replacement surgery is to relieve pain and increase the mobility and function of a damaged hip joint. If a stiff, painful hip joint has forced you to cut back on everyday activities, successful surgery may allow you to resume them. Before thinking about surgery, though, your doctor may recommend other treatments, such as pain medications, physical therapy, exercise, and use of a cane or walker. If these treatments are not enough, hip replacement may be the right option for you.
Conditions that can damage the hip joint, sometimes necessitating hip replacement surgery, include:

* Osteoarthritis
* Rheumatoid arthritis
* Broken hip
* Bone tumor
* Osteonecrosis, which occurs when there is inadequate blood supply to the ball portion of the hip joint.

Anonymous Proxy

#6 Dec 13, 2011
Those people who are into high level of sports and then undergoes hip implants will truly experience a 360 degree change in their career as they will be advised with precautionary measures to avoid any complication after the surgery.

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