Hip Surgery at UnityPoint Health - Meriter

ER - Madison

7 min Average
UnityPoint Health - Madison

Hip Surgery

We offer a full spectrum of treatments for painful hips - from physical therapy to traditional and advanced surgical options. Hip pain is a common problem that can be caused by a variety of issues including arthritis, tendonitis, muscle strains, or hip fractures. The expert orthopedic surgeons that practice at UnityPoint Health - Meriter will take the time to accurately diagnose your condition and offer innovative solutions.

Please Contact An Orthopedic Surgeon If You Have:

  • Inability to walk comfortably on the affected side
  • Injury that causes deformity around the joint
  • Hip pain that occurs at night or while resting
  • Hip pain that persists beyond a few days
  • Inability to bend the hip
  • Swelling of the hip or the thigh area
  • Signs of an infection, including fever, redness, warmth
  • Any other unusual symptoms

To Avoid Hip Injuries:

  • Maintain a healthy weight to avoid stress on the hip
  • Be careful and avoid falls
  • Wear shoes that are comfortable and provide good cushioning
  • Always stretch before and after exercising
  • Wear hip pads if you participate in a contact sport such as football or hockey
  • Avoid running on uneven surfaces