Hip Replacement, Surgery & Disorders

The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint that allows the upper leg to bend and rotate at the pelvis. The primary function of the hip is to support the weight of the body while standing, walking and running.

In more active patients Dr. Gavin treats the following hip conditions:

  •      Trochanteric Bursitis
  •      Abductor Tendon Tears
  •      Sprains and Strains
  •      Overuse Injuries

If patients suffer from pain and stiffness from arthritis in the hip, Dr. Gavin will perform hip replacement surgery to treat the following conditions:

  •      Osteoarthritis
  •      Osteonecrosis
  •      Rheumatoid Arthritis
  •      Fractures and Post Traumatic Arthritis
  •      Overuse Injuries

From Our Patients

I have more motion in my hip than in 10 years!  Believe it or not, but I’m looking forward to having my knee replaced.”   AR (hip replacement patient)

There is no one anywhere- when I go into a medical office- where the Doctor and his medical staff is as caring, professional and just plain nice…Dr. Gavin is wonderful to work with, he takes the time to explain things in detail.”   JI  (hip replacement patient)