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Are you afraid of a hip replacement surgery? Looking for some alternatives? Here you go with the best possible alternatives to hip replacement surgery

It’s no doubt that severe hip arthritis can cause debilitating pain and uneasiness. Several patients having these severe symptoms of hip arthritis will lead them to undergo a total hip replacement surgery. Though for total hip replacement we cannot say it is free of risks, and hence many patients wish if there are alternative to hip replacement surgeries

Some alternatives to hip replacement you can consider

Non surgical therapy

Not having a surgery is at all times a choice. A hip replacement surgery is never mandatory option rather it is a choice subjected to if the time is right for you. There are a number of non surgical therapies that you can opt as an alternative to hip replacement surgery. Among these are, Physical therapy, walking aids, anti inflammatory medications and steroid injections

Hip resurfacing

Hip resurfacing serves as an alternative to traditional hip replacement for the patients with severe arthritis. The hip resurfacing therapy is getting popular among younger patients. The hip resurfacing is carried out by a small implant and the normal bone is less removed

Partial Hip Replacement

Partial Hip Replacement is a vastly practiced as an alternative to hip replacement surgery procedure, but it is not much effective in the conditions caused by arthritis. During the procedure only the ball of the ball and socket joint is replaced. The alternative is best for fracture of the hip ball

Hip Fusion 

Hip fusion is a rarely practiced alternative to hip replacement surgery. Hip fusion surgery temporarily  immobilizes the hip joints, and uses metal plates and screws to keep the joint in the correct position. The limitations might bring a limp in the patient’s walk

Resection Arthroplasty

The resection Arthroplasty is done when the bone around the hip joint is removed and the space is filled with the scar tissues. The procedure is mostly recommended for the patients with infections that cannot be healed. The patients having such a surgery are able to walk with a support

Stem cell therapy

As we have discussed that hip replacement surgery is not always a choice at Chicago stemcell we offer you best stem cell therapy experience for hip joint that is not only safe but also serves as an efficient alternative to hip replacement surgery.

You are looking for an alternative to hip replacement surgery why not try the above alternatives?

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Hip Replacement, hip surgery and other possible choices


Hip pain can be very painful to manage with daily basis and commonly needs long term pain controlling if the problem persists. Hip replacement surgery, hip surgery and hip resurfacing are generally the only medical choice patient is left with to manage their incapacitate pain. Hip surgeries are particularly very frightful and are mostly followed by months of agonizing and distress while persevering to regenerate strength and mobilization

There are several options you can undergo to avoid total hip replacement surgery, Hip replacement surgery is never so necessary, however, it can be an alternative that people can opt for if there is the right time, even for the patients who have severe arthritis but can function adequately can choose to continue with the same condition. There are several nonsurgical treatments that can help people in overcoming such condition. Hip replacement surgery is not an immediate treatment, and mostly there is no harm if you delay the surgery until you feel the right time has arrived. However, there are some special cases, but for some individuals’ hip replacement surgery is the first choice

Non surgical treatments

The patients can opt for the non surgical treatments which can avoid total hip replacement surgery, among these are physical therapy, walking aids, nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs, cortisone injections and joint strengthening supplements.

Hip Resurfacing

Hip resurfacing is another choice for the patients with severe arthritis, in hip resurfacing surgery the insert is smaller and the less normal bone is removed.the hip resurfacing surgery is most popular among the youngsters, the procedure is carried with as small amount of bone removed from the ball and the socket of the hip joint and a metal cap is placed on the top of the ball. The metal cap is placed similar to hip replacement surgery, but hip resurfacing saves more of the normal hip bone

Partial hip replacement

A partial hip replacement is a commonly performed procedure, but it is not effective for hip arthritis, during the partial hip replacement the ball of the ball and socket joint is replaced. The treatment is effective for particular type hip fractures in case if the ball of the hip is damaged


Resection arthroplasty is a procedure for alternative to hip replacement in which the bone around the hip joint is removed and the space is filled with scar tissues. This alternative method is allowed for the patients who have infections that can not be treated and they can not walk normally


How To Avoid Hip Replacement Surgery Using Stem Cell Treatment

Involved in much of the bodily movements, the hip injury is particularly very painful. Being the largest joint in the body, the hip joint handles a lot of pressure of the body.

There are a variety of disorders that lead to chronic hip pain. After a proper diagnosis if due to a specific problem this pain arises then this makes stem cell treatment a very balanced option. It mostly happens that hip pain is because of some another source, for say low back pain. Or in some cases degenerative osteoarthritis may also lead to this type of excruciating pain.

Being a cartilage capsule the hip labrum lines the femoral neck. This is the area that gets damaged or torn. In order to get this issue resolved surgery is being performed. This depicts an increase in surgery, though keeping in consideration the recovery period and the side effects it should not at all be an option.

Efforts for Healthy Hip Restoration

With the strength to be normal and healthy once again, there come the efforts with which each and every issue can be resolved, and if in case not cured then there is at least alleviation in pain. Out of lack of awareness and knowledge, people opt for hip replacement surgery and they get frustrated when they see no improvement in their previous and present condition. And if in case some improvement is observed then it is not permanent.

In your body, stem cells are everywhere, having the ability to transform in that particular cell that needs repairing. With them, you will find easy movement in your hip joint as with stem cell it is possible to restore and replace the old damaged tissue with the new healthy ones. So, why opt for a treatment that is risky, why not go for something that makes the most of your own body, making itself an all in all no harmful treatment.

The Boost of Stem Cells

By not opting for the hip replacement surgery and opting for stem cells, your body gets an acceleration of more tools required for repairing the damage. In the end an increased mobility and a significant decrease in pain is observed. Same as stem cell, PRP has the same benefits, but it is a different method. Platelet Rich Plasma is basically a e filled plasma that is rich in platelets. These are the one found in blood, containing over 30 growth factors that help in the healing of tissue damage, cuts, and wounds.

No, For Hip Replaement Surgery

You may freely opt for stem cell or PRP treatment as both are non-invasive and organic. Unlike in the hip replacement surgery or surgery of any kind, there will no overnight stays in the hospital and the patient will be able to leave right after the procedure. Throughout the world, now stem cell therapy and PRP treatments are used resolve all issues from hip pain to any other kind granting much relief and immediate return to a normal and healthy life.

Schedule an Appointment

Expert in all pain management modalities, Dr. Zaki Anwar, at Chicago Stem Cell treats thousands of patients suffering from acute hip pain. For any query relating to this or if you are looking for an appointment, you may contact Dr. Anwar at 815-464-7212.