Hip Replacement Ended My Pain

After a few years of pain and visits to the doctors’ offices all over the region, Rusty Martz finally got the answer to his hip pain…he had severe osteoarthritis in both hips.  For a while steroid injections kept the pain at a minimal level, but he got to the point that he didn’t want to live with that kind of pain.  Rust was referred to Dr. Michael Sobolewski, who recommended hip replacement surgery, but also gave him the option of getting a second opinion.  After discussing the visit with his wife, he decided he didn’t want to go anywhere else.

In October of 2014, hid right hip was replaced.  "My recovery has been very good and I am back to my everyday activities.  I have had a great experience and would recommend that anyone experiencing joint pain at least talk to a physician about the options available.  As soon as Dr. Sobolewski feels I’m ready, I will be going back to have my left hip replaced." 
 
Need more information on joint replacement, call Somerset Orthopedics at 814-443-1281.


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