Hip Replacement at IMED Hospitals in Spain

Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip Replacement Surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that will allow you to return to your normal mobility without pain. Your orthopaedic treatment in Spain without waiting lists and at a lower price than in the UK.

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Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip Replacement Surgery is the minimally invasive surgical procedure in which the hip joint (formed by the head of the femur and the acetabulum of the pelvis) is replaced by a prosthesis. The joint replacement can be partial or total depending on the pathology and the degree of evolution.

This operation is necessary when the patient has suffered an acetabular hip fracture, a fracture of the neck or head of the femur, or suffers from arthrosis or some degenerative or tumoral disease of the hip, among other causes, which limit the patient’s mobility and cause him/her pain.

Hip replacement surgery may be the best option when pain interferes with your daily activities and non-surgical treatments do not help or are no longer effective.

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    How is the treatment performed?

    This procedure is normally performed under general anaesthesia (sometimes only epidural or locoregional is used) and the approximate duration is between 2 and 3 hours.

    This surgical intervention consists of:

    • Cleaning the affected area

    • Remove the head of the femur and the acetabulum of the hip

    • Fitting the prosthesis and securing all parts

    • Rebuilding muscles and tendons and suturing

    Dr. Juan Carlos Ferragut

    • Benidorm, Spain

    Dr. Juan Carlos Ferragut is Head of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology at the IMED Levante Hospital in Benidorm. He is renowned for his work in arthroscopic surgery and lower limb surgery, especially in hip surgery.

    He is also highly specialised in shoulder and upper limb arthroscopic surgery and knee prosthesis surgery. In addition, Dr. Ferragut speaks English and French, as well as Spanish.

    What is the result of the treatment?

    Most patients who have undergone hip replacement surgery and post-surgical treatment have experienced an almost total reduction in hip pain and a significant improvement in their quality of life, as they are able to return to normal daily activities.

    Some of the most outstanding advantages of this treatment on a physical level are bone preservation, reduced wear and tear on the joint, progressive recovery of mobility and elimination of pain.

    On the other hand, on a psychological level, the ability to do housework, the return to work, social integration and the psychological well-being and satisfaction with life that it brings.

    Possibility of reimbursement for your orthopaedic surgery by the NHS


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      How can we help you with your hip pain?

      • We help to eliminate hip pain that persists despite the use of painkillers.

      • We help you to be able to walk again without using a cane or a walker.

      • We help you to get back to sleep without the pain interfering with your sleep.

      • We help you to get dressed again without difficulty.

      • We help you to walk up and down stairs again without any problems.

      • We help you so that you don’t have trouble getting up when you are sitting down.

      • We help you to gain quality of life and to live more fully.

      What recovery time do I need in Spain?

      The estimated recovery time until you can return home after hip replacement surgery is about 20 days.

      Once you are back in your country, you will have to follow the instructions given by your specialist doctor in order to recover within 4 months. After that, you will be able to return to your normal life in 6 to 12 months.

      We recommend that you stay in Spain for the entire recovery process, and to do this you will have to stay here for around 4 months to monitor your progress and between 6 and 12 months to achieve a full recovery.

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      • Benidorm, Spain

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      Reference IMED International Hospitals

      IMED Hospital

      Private health care reference on the Spanish Mediterranean Coast

      IMED Hospital

      Private health care reference on the Spanish Mediterranean Coast


      IMED Hospital

      Private health care reference on the Spanish Mediterranean Coast

      Why IMED Hospitals?

      Receive your treatment plan in 24-48 h. with the leading hospital group
      on the Spanish Mediterranean coast.