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Hip preservation

Hip preservation surgery is used to relieve hip pain by reshaping the natural joint or by repairing or replacing damaged tissues. These procedures can be used instead of total hip replacements, offering another solution for hip dysplasia or arthritis.

Hip preservation surgery in Western North Carolina

Your hip is the largest joint in your body and controls some of the strongest muscles, helping support your body’s weight and allowing you to move your legs.

The muscles, cartilage, tendons and ligaments of the hip are critical for our movement, allowing us to walk, run and perform most daily activities. It can be susceptible to injuries that limit movement and function. If you have hip pain, an injury such as fractures, sprains or ligament injuries, or have discomfort that is limiting your mobility, the hip doctors at Mission Health Orthopedics offer the latest therapies and treatments to restore you to an active lifestyle.

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Expert Hip Preservation

Mission Health Orthopedics offers a wide variety of nonsurgical and conservative services, including medications, joint injections and physical therapy, to reduce your pain.

If conservative options are exhausted, Mission Health’s team of hip specialists offer the most advanced surgical options to restore function, mobility and quality of life. We offer minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures to treat damaged cartilage, ligaments and tendons to return you to an active lifestyle. These procedures use a smaller incision compared to traditional surgery, which may result in less scarring, faster recovery times and lower risk of complications. At Mission, our surgeons are the only ones in western North Carolina who regularly perform arthroscopic surgery for hip conditions. Our hip surgeons serve the Asheville, Franklin and Marion communities, ensuring patients achieve the best possible outcomes. We provide seamless access to rehabilitation specialists to help restore range of movement, strength and function, focusing on safely returning you to activity as soon as possible.

We offer care for wide variety of hip conditions, including:

  • Labral tears
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Hip impingement
  • Bursitis
  • Tendon and ligament injuries

Comprehensive Arthritis Management

For patients suffering from degenerative arthritis or chronic pain of the hip, the Mission Health Total Joint Program is a regional leader in arthritis management and orthopedic surgery, and offers conservative and minimally invasive surgical procedures to reduce your joint pain and return you to an active lifestyle.

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Leaders in Trauma and Bone Health Care of the Hip

The elite team of orthopedic trauma experts at Mission Health Orthopedics offers fracture management and preventive care for all hip fractures, from simple to complex. If you have experienced a fall, impact or can benefit from improved bone health to lower your risk of a future fracture, our team of orthopedic surgeons delivers compassionate, personalized care to ensure you experience the best possible outcome.

Our Hip preservation Locations

Mission Hospital
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
 (828) 213 - 1111
Mission Hospital
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
 (828) 213 - 1111