Orthopedic surgeons in the Sutter Health network specialize in advanced hip replacement techniques that can help ease hip pain and restore mobility in people with severe arthritis. If you’ve tried alternatives to hip replacement without success, talk to a doctor about this common hip surgery.
Depending on your health condition, orthopedic specialists may use the newer anterior approach to hip surgery or the traditional posterior approach. Several hospitals in the Sutter Health network also offer robotic-assisted surgery, which can help orthopedic specialists give you a more precise and personalized joint replacement. Here’s a brief description of these hip replacement techniques.