Hip Replacement and How to Recover

Hip Replacement and How to Recover

by Stephanie Meadows
Most hip replacements in middle-aged patients are due to degenerative arthritis caused by wear-and-tear. The number of hip replacements performed in the United States has increased substantially, and the procedure has become more common in younger people, new government statistics show. The growing number of cases of arthritis is a major factor in the increase of hip replacement surgeries performed.