Orthopaedic Hip Doctors in Central GA

Hip Replacement Surgeons and Orthopaedic Hip Care at OrthoGeorgia

The hip is one of the hardest working and most stable joints in the body. The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint that provides stability for the body’s weight, mobility, and motion. Unfortunately, since this joint experiences extra pressure, hip conditions and injuries are not uncommon. Hip pain and discomfort can severely limit your ability to walk or even sit comfortably, making daily activities more difficult. Whether the best solution for your pain is a physical therapy routine or a hip replacement, our orthopaedic specialists at OrthoGeorgia will provide a diagnosis and formulate a treatment plan personalized to you. Learn more about the orthopaedic hip care we provide in Central GA.

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Comprehensive Hip Care in Central GA

At OrthoGeorgia, we work with patients of all ages and activity levels to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions and injuries affecting the hip. Whether a sudden injury or nagging hip pain that has lasted for months, our orthopaedic specialists have seen it all. Learn more about common hip conditions and injuries we treat in Central Georgia and how we address them.

Hip Replacement and Hip Surgery

What Do I Need to Know About Hip Replacement Surgery at OrthoGeorgia?

The hip is one of the most commonly replaced joints, along with the knee. It is also possible to replace shoulder, elbow, wrist, and ankle joints. Joints like the hip joint can become stiff and painful over time due to the wearing away of the cartilage that cushions the bones. When this happens, the bones of the joint begin to rub together, causing the formation of bone spurs. A joint replacement procedure can have a life-changing effect on someone dealing with chronic pain and disability related to their joints. We are proud to help patients live fuller, more active lives with joint replacement procedures in Central GA.

Replacement of any joint is usually considered when someone can no longer control their pain with medication and other treatments, especially when the pain significantly interferes with their daily activities. Total hip replacement is very successful for patients suffering from end stage osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis, and hip dysplasia. If you are dealing with debilitating hip pain, our specialists at OrthoGeorgia will assess your situation and let you know if a total hip replacement is suitable for you.

As part of the planning process for your total hip replacement, your doctor will order a CT scan of your hip joint. We specialize in several types of hip replacement procedures in Central GA, including total hip replacement (arthroplasty), hip resurfacing, and direct anterior hip approach. Patients can often return home the same day as their surgery and can expect a recovery aided by physical therapists.

Orthopaedic Hip Care for Athletes in Central GA

In addition to chronic diseases of the hip like osteoarthritis, athletic injury can also occur. Proper sports medicine care is crucial to ensuring that injured athletes receive the appropriate care and can return to playing the sport they love without pain or limited motion. OrthoGeorgia treats all kinds of orthopaedic injuries, including hip injuries from sports.

What are the Most Common Hip Injuries in Sports?

There are many types of hip injuries that can affect an athlete, causing pain and reducing their ability to enjoy their sport. Some of the most common hip injuries in athletes in GA include:

  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Hip bursitis
  • Hip muscle strain
  • Hip labral tear
  • Hip stress fracture
  • Snapping hip syndrome
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"best part about it was being home that night…did rehab here, xrays here, pharmacists here, you name it...OrthoGeorgia was my choice for orthopaedic excellence."

Tom Gibbons, Fly Fisherman and OrthoGeorgia patient

Our Total Joint and General Orthopaedics Specialists at OrthoGeorgia

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Todd E. Kinnebrew, MD
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Orthopaedic Hip Care Locations

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Macon Urgent Care

3708 Northside Drive, Building A, Macon, GA 31210

Call (478) 745-4206

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Spine Center

3708 Northside Drive, Building B, Macon, GA 31210

Call (478) 745-4206

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Warner Robins Urgent Care

301 Margie Drive, Warner Robins, GA 31088

Call (478) 971-1153

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Kathleen Orthopaedic Center

2510 GA-127, Kathleen, GA 31047

Call (478) 971-1153

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OrthoGeorgia Milledgeville office

2803 North Columbia Street, Suite D, Milledgeville, GA 31061

Call (478) 414-5820

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Hawkinsville

222 Perry Hwy, Bldg B, Hawkinsville, GA 31036, USA

Call (478) 971-1153

Awards and Affiliations

Viewers Choice 2020
The Telegraph Best of 2021
Greater Macon Business of Year
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Top 100
AAAHC Accreditation
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