Hips For You is a guide to Total hip replacement (THR), hip problems and hip treatments. Hips For You is not controlled by medical companies, doctors or hospitals. It it a patient to patient guide featuring: hip replacement articles, doctor information and personal THR stories.
Hundreds of thousands of elderly people are needlessly suffering in pain while they wait for hip operations because care is being rationed by the NHS, leading doctors have warned.
Mary shares her story of how she feels after undergoing hip replacement and hip resurfacing and whether or not it has slowed her down at all.
My name is Robert Hess and I’m 80 years old and I had a hip problem for 3 or 4 years, suffering and I had a meeting with Dr. Henderson and we decided to perform the surgery. I spent overnight in the hospital after the surgery. Went in at 7:30 in the morning. The next morning they had me up walking around the hospital with a walker and after lunch
Craig was very anxious about getting his left hip replaced and wondered if it would come out as well as Dr. Calton said it would. Watch and see if it did.
Hip Replacement Procedure – Video on Indications, Complications and Prognosis With Pictures.
In a total hip replacement also called total hip arthroplasty, the damaged bone and cartilage is removed and replaced with prosthetic components. The damaged femoral head is removed and replaced with a metal stem that is placed into the hollow center of the femur.
The actual surgery usually lasts from 1-2 hours, plus another 1-2 hours for prep
Abstract: Total hip arthroplasty (THA) has been performed for nearly 50 years. Between 2006 and 2012, more than 600,000 metal-on-metal THA procedures were performed in the United States. This article reviews the production of metal wear debris in a metal-on-metal articulation and the interaction of cobalt and chromium ions that ultimately led to a dramatic decline in the use of metal-on-metal THA articulations. Additionally, the article reviews mechanisms of metal wear, … Read the Rest
Published on Dec 2, 2016 – Helloooo everybody, as I begin to start focusing on arriving in Brazil for my year abroad, I decided that I am ready to speak more about the double hip replacements I received in August. Here is a video of me describing the truth of pre-op and a little bit about post-op. In this video, I tell the full story of how I felt … Read the Rest
Published on Jul 24, 2016 – This is an introduction to my arthritis, avascular necrosis and hip dysplasia story. I will be creating vlogs that document my double hip replacemements. When researching hip replacements, I found it difficult to find stories of young people receiving joint replacements. I will be sharing my experience for those who are younger than the average age to receive joint replacements to have a … Read the Rest
As an avid dancer, Sue was shocked when her doctor told her she needed a hip replacement. Hear about her orthopedic surgery experience at the Joint Replacement Center at Norwalk Hospital.
Total Hip Replacement Explanation by Smith & Nephew… Read the Rest
NEW DELHI: A team of doctors at Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh successfully performed a rare hip replacement surgery to correct the fractured neck of the left femur of a 102-year old patient recently. Within 48 hours of the injury, the patient was back on his feet…
…The team was led by Amite Pankaj Aggarwal and Umesh Deshmukh…
…Amite said, “Given the advanced age of the patient, there are many risks associated … Read the Rest
Published on Mar 18, 2015
Karen McKinzie experienced hip pain that interfered with her interior design career and daily life for years. Osteoarthritis had caused her hip joint to disintegrate. When she looked into hip replacement, she discovered her local Baylor Medical Center offered an anterior approach. In this innovative procedure, surgeons reach the hip socket through an incision in the front of the hip. Since no major muscles or ligaments are cut, patients experience … Read the Rest