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Dr Joseph Bernard Scarcella MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Average rating 4.44 stars out of 5 (9 ratings)
3574 Center Road
Brunswick, OH

Dr. Joseph Scarcella, who practices in Cleveland, OH, Strongsville, OH, and Middleburg, OH, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Scarcella graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee arthritis, general orthopedics, and knee ligament injury. Patients gave Dr. Scarcella an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Scarcella accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Strongsville Family Health & Surgery Center, Lutheran Hospital, and Marymount Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Hip Replacement

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, General Orthopedics, Knee Ligament Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Musculoskeletal Inju ... (Read more)

Genevive Falconi MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
3574 Center Road; Mail Code Br10
Brunswick, OH

Dr. Genevive Falconi is a pediatrician. Her clinical interests include warts, achalasia, and adolescent issues. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Falconi takes. She studied medicine at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. She trained at Children's Hospital of Michigan for her residency. Dr. Falconi speaks Filipino. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Medina Hospital and Brunswick Family Health Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Hip Resurfacing

All Interests: Warts, Achalasia, Adolescent Issues, Nosebleeds, Eczema, Knee Pain, General Care, Primary Care, Bron ... (Read more)

Heidi A Senokozlieff DO
Specializes in General Pediatrics
Average rating 4.63 stars out of 5 (11 ratings)
16761 Southpark Center
Strongsville, OH

Dr. Heidi Senokozlieff works as a pediatrician in Strongsville, OH and Medina, OH. Dr. Senokozlieff's patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Her areas of expertise include warts, achalasia, and adolescent issues. She takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Before performing her residency at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Senokozlieff attended Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , Hip Resurfacing

All Interests: Warts, Achalasia, Adolescent Issues, Nosebleeds, Eczema, Knee Pain, General Care, Primary Care, Bron ... (Read more)

Diane Cutter Ali DO
Specializes in General Pediatrics
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (16 ratings)
16761 S Park Center; Mail Code, Suite 10
Strongsville, OH

Dr. Diane Cutter Ali's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Cutter Ali include warts, achalasia, and adolescent issues. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Cutter Ali honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cutter Ali is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Cutter Ali trained at Cleveland Clinic. She is professionally affiliated with Strongsville Family Health & Surgery Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Hip Resurfacing

All Interests: Warts, Achalasia, Adolescent Issues, Nosebleeds, Eczema, Knee Pain, General Care, Primary Care, Bron ... (Read more)

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What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the hip joint that are damaged by disease or injury. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Surgery is used only after other, less invasive treatments have failed to work.

The type of hip replacement you receive is based on your age and the extent of damage to your hip. The hip joint has two parts: the femoral head, or hip ball, and the acetabulum, or hip socket. The hip ball is located on the upper end of the femur (thigh bone), and the hip socket is part of the pelvis. Depending on whether one or both parts require replacement, you may need one of the following procedures:

  • Partial hip replacement, which is generally recommended in the case of hip fractures or other hip injuries. If you are having a partial hip replacement, only the hip ball will be replaced.
  • Total hip replacement, which is often used to treat the hip joint when it has become damaged due to arthritis. Both the hip socket and hip ball are replaced.
  • Hip resurfacing, which is usually performed for younger patients. A hip resurfacing procedure reshapes the hip ball and only replaces its surface. This preserves more bone and makes future surgeries easier. If you are having a partial hip resurfacing, only the hip ball is resurfaced and replaced. If you are having a total hip resurfacing, the hip socket will be replaced as well.

During hip replacement surgery, an incision is made along the side of the hip. The surgeon may access the joint directly through this incision, or by using small tools and a lighted tube called an arthroscope to see and treat the joint. The diseased tissue is removed, and the bones are smoothed out and fitted with metal ends. The metal pieces may be cemented in place, or they may have a porous structure that encourages bone to grow into them and hold them securely. A smooth plastic cushion is placed between the two bones to replace the cartilage and allow the joint to move freely.

Hip replacement surgery takes one to two hours, and afterwards you may stay in the hospital for several days. When you go home, you will have to use a cane, walker, or crutches at first. You will likely have physical therapy to improve your ability to move with your new hip. After the first few weeks, light exercise such as bike riding or swimming will help you heal, but certain actions, such as climbing stairs or bending over at the waist, may be difficult at first. It will take several weeks before you can drive or return to work. Full recovery may take six to 12 months.

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