Considering A New Hip? Ask About Cementless Designs

If your bones are strong and healthy, you and your doctor may want to consider foregoing cement, but be prepared for longer rehab.

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In recent years, the use of cement in artificial hips has been largely eclipsed by the development of newer cementless implants that bond directly with your bones, making for a stronger, longer-lasting joint. However, if osteoporosis renders your bones too soft to hold an implant securely in place, cement is still the preferred method of treatment.
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