What Is Hip Resurfacing Surgery? What Are It’s Advantages?

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Hip resurfacing surgery aims to provide a more active and improved quality of life. This is done by restoring functionality to the hip by replacing damaged bone and cartilage in the socket while preserving as much natural bone as possible.

Chicago Firefighter & Avid Athlete Is Pain Free After Hip Resurfacing

As a Chicago firefighter and avid athlete, Joe Simz was used to aches and pains. But, at the age of 42 he began experiencing a shooting pain in the pivot point of his hip joint and groin. At first, the pain only happened when he would sit down or stand up. As the pain worsened, Simz would stand all the time, even during meals to avoid the pain. At this point, he knew he had a serious problem.