Hip Joints: Is Preservation or Replacement the Best Option?

Hip replacement is usually more successful for older patients with cartilage loss due to arthritis.

If you have osteoarthritis (OA) in your hips, you’re probably aware that having your hip joints replaced may be in your future. However, for some patients, joint preservation may be a better option. “When determining the best treatment option, the factors that are considered are age, sex, and whether or not there is cartilage loss […]

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