Myth:I heard I should wait until I can't stand the pain before considering hip replacement surgery. My doctor recommends I stay on pain medication to avoid or delay surgery.
Truth:You don’t need to suffer by waiting until the pain is unbearable. If pain limits your normal activities, you should consider hip replacement. Pain medications can also limit your activities, and they do not improve joint disease. With our minimally invasive techniques, recovery is faster. Additionally, pain medications can be addictive when used for long periods of time, can cause complications, and can make recovery more difficult.
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