Patient Information Resources

1089 Spadina Road
Toronto, AL M5N 2M7
Ph: 416-483-2654
Fax: 416-483-2654

Child Orthopedics
Spine - Cervical
Spine - Lumbar
Spine - Thoracic

View Web RX

« Back

Two years ago, I had a total hip replacement. Within six months of the surgery, I started having thigh pain on that side. It has never gone away. Can anything be done about this?

Thigh pain after a total hip replacement (THR) is not uncommon. In fact, up to 40 percent of patients may complain of this problem. Itís more common with implants without cement. These are called cementless total hip arthroplasty or replacement. Doctors arenít sure why this happens, which makes treatment difficult. If there isnít any infection, then the patient is usually given pain medication. Physical therapy can be helpful. If severe pain lasts more than two years, the doctor may suggest a second surgery to repair or replace the THR.


« Back

*Disclaimer:*The information contained herein is compiled from a variety of sources. It may not be complete or timely. It does not cover all diseases, physical conditions, ailments or treatments. The information should NOT be used in place of visit with your healthcare provider, nor should you disregard the advice of your health care provider because of any information you read in this topic.

All content provided by eORTHOPOD® is a registered trademark of Mosaic Medical Group, L.L.C.. Content is the sole property of Mosaic Medical Group, LLC and used herein by permission.