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Avascular necrosis of the hip

Avascular necrosis of the hip occurs when the blood supply to the hip joint is damaged. Bones are living tissue, and like all…

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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…

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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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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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Hip pain after total hip replacement surgery

The last two questions we’ll address in this series about total hip replacement relate to regaining motion and to residual hip pain.

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Activity after total hip replacement surgery

Getting “back to normal” will depend greatly on your pre-operative physical condition and what you consider to be normal activity.  Consult with…

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Coming home after total hip replacement surgery

Everyone looks forward to going home from the hospital!  With the direct anterior approach to total hip replacement performed by Dr. Robert…

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What to expect after total hip replacement surgery

With your preparations for total hip replacement surgery completed, you probably have some questions about what to expect.  Here are the most…

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