Family 411: Hip Replacements
About 400 thousand hip surgeries were performed last year in the U.S. according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
More and more baby boomers are in need of replacements.
Therapists tell us more people want to maintain an active lifestyle into their retirement years.
The average age for hip replacement is now about 65, but it's increasingly even younger as more patients continue to participate in athletics as they age.
Lu Ann Stoia has more on how to recover quickly.