New options for hip replacement surgery September 15, 2011 at 1:37 PM EST - Updated June 25 at 10:34 AM HICKORY, NC (WBTV) - Aches and pains can be a part of aging, but when should you consider having surgery for relief? In our Health Connections segment on Wednesday, September 14th, Dr. Brian Krenzel described the signs of hip arthritis and the benefits of hip replacement. You can catch Health Connections Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and, again, on WBTV This Morning on Thursdays. Each week, a medical professional from Frye Regional Medical Center will bring you timely information to help keep you and your family safe. Copyright 2011 WBTV. All rights reserved.