Hip Replacement Surgery (Hip Arthroplasty) Cost and Guide

Hip Replacement Surgery (Hip Arthroplasty) Cost and Guide

Hip replacement, also known as total hip arthroplasty, is an operation that replaces a damaged hip with an artificial joint. This can provide great relief from chronic hip pain and conditions like osteoarthritis or hip dysplasia that are not well-managed with other treatment


Procedure time

1 to 2 hours

Overnight stay

1 to 5 nights


General or local (spinal block) with sedation

Recovery time

12 weeks

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The Procedure
Risks & Complications



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Hip replacement surgery is a very popular treatment in the UK and can help improve quality of life for many patients.