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Tag: direct anterior approach hip replacement

Different leg lengths

Having different leg lengths is not a cause for alarm, in fact it is a fairly common occurrence. Researchers estimate that 40 to…

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What to do about hip pain

What to do about hip pain? When arthritis of the hip becomes so painful and limiting that their lives become unlivable, many…

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Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery

Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery has been popularized over the past decade when patient demand for less pain and faster recovery put pressure on both surgeons and implant manufacturers to develop better techniques. What have evolved are better implants and instruments, which match better-trained and understanding…

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Hip pain in the middle-aged patient

Hip pain in the middle-aged patient may or may not lead to hip replacement surgery. Surgical treatment for hip pain in the…

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Recovering from hip surgery

Recovering from hip surgery, patients have many questions. One of the first questions that a hip replacement patient asks is “When can…

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Should you repair or replace a fractured hip?

Repair or replace a fractured hip? Left to itself, a fractured hip, like most broken bones, will mend itself. The healing process,…

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Hip dislocation following hip surgery

Hip dislocation following hip surgery is rare, with fewer than 200,000 cases reported per year. New surgical methods, advanced technology, and improvements…

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Understanding osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common of the more than 100 different rheumatic diseases and conditions known as arthritis. Osteoarthritis affects more than…

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