Following surgery and therapy, you can expect that your hip will function much better. Most patients with stiff hips before surgery have improved motion.
The majority of patients who have a total hip replacement experience a significant relief from pain. These patients usually have successful results even after 10 years.
Having replacement surgery should allow you to carry out many normal activities of daily living, that may be painful or difficult to partake in now with your current symptoms.
Because individual situations can vary, if you have any questions about your particular expected results, you and your doctor can discuss your situation. It is important that your expectations match your doctor's expectations.