Skip to content
hip replacement
An_256941 posted:
Is there a weight limit for hip replacement surgery?
atti_editor responded:

This article from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says that there is no absolute age or weight restrictions for hip replacements, but that recommendations for surgery are based on pain level and disability. You should speak with your doctor about how weight may factor into your surgery and recovery and come up with a treatment plan that is best for you.

Best wishes,

Helpful Tips

I had my TKR done 6/30/15, and am back to work now. When I look back 3 mo. I can't believe how far I have come for the better. I also was ... More
Was this Helpful?
0 of 0 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the Duke Health Joint Replacement Center