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Minimally-Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery

The pain of arthritis in the hip joints can sometimes become unbearable. Hip replacement surgery can provide relief. Many surgeons are now using minimally-invasive techniques for this kind of procedure. They involve smaller incisions than traditional methods, and don't require the surgeon to cut through the muscle tissue surrounding the affected area.

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The non-invasive surgery allows the patient to recover fairly quickly. It's also less expensive than traditional hip replacement surgery.