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Hip Surgery

Orthopedic Program

Meriter Hospital, 9 Tower
202 S. Park Street
Madison, WI 53715
Telephone: (608) 417-5365


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Meriter Orthopedic Clinic

UW Health Orthopedics


Meriter offers a full spectrum of treatments for painful hips - from physical therapy to traditional and advanced surgical options. Hip pain is a common problem that can be caused by a variety of issues including arthritis, tendonitis, muscle strains, or hip fractures. The expert orthopedic surgeons that practice at Meriter will take the time to accurately diagnose your condition and offer innovative solutions.

Please Contact An Orthopedic Surgeon If You Have:

  • Inability to walk comfortably on the affected side
  • Injury that causes deformity around the joint
  • Hip pain that occurs at night or while resting
  • Hip pain that persists beyond a few days
  • Inability to bend the hip
  • Swelling of the hip or the thigh area
  • Signs of an infection, including fever, redness, warmth
  • Any other unusual symptoms

To Avoid Hip Injuries:

  • Maintain a healthy weight to avoid stress on the hip
  • Be careful and avoid falls
  • Wear shoes that are comfortable and provide good cushioning
  • Always stretch before and after exercising
  • Wear hip pads if you participate in a contact sport such as football or hockey
  • Avoid running on uneven surfaces