What are some advantages for a patient to consider when deciding upon a resurfacing hip?

CLINICAL ADVANTAGES:

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Femoral bone conservation

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Less invasive than a stem-type total hip replacement

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Leg length discrepancies are reduced compared to a stem-type total hip replacement

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Lower risk of dislocation

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Multiple sizes for precise anatomical restoration

ADDED BENEFITS TO THE PATIENT: 

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Elimination of hip pain

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Allows an increase in leg strength, patients can once again use the muscles of their lower extremities without pain

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Improved quality of life by allowing the patient to continue with their daily tasks and enjoy low-impact aerobic activities