Published on Feb 26, 2016 A recent development in hip replacement techniques results in less pain, faster recovery, and improved mobility. Dr. Harold Rees describes this anterior approach after operating on one of his patients and observing the remarkable results.
Published on Mar 6, 2016
What is direct anterior hip replacement? Dr. Paul Edwards is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in treatment of the hip and knee. Using cutting-edge procedures and treatments, he provides personalized surgical and nonsurgical care to patients with a wide variety of conditions and diseases of the hip and knee joints.
Published on Jan 24, 2016
More than 300,000 people have complete hip replacement surgeries in the U.S. every year.
“What happens is the bone wears away, there becomes a pain generator within the hip joint, and you have to remove the arthritic portions of the joint and replace those arthritic portions,” says Dr. Daniel Harmon, who is an orthopedic surgeon on medical staff of Lee Memorial Health System.
New surgical techniques are resulting in less … Read the Rest
Published on Nov 23, 2015
Derick Johnson, DO, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in anterior approach hip replacement. As a member of the medical team at The Bone and Joint Center, Holland, Michigan, Dr. Johnson is a leading physician in the anterior approach to total hip replacement, with outcomes that exceed national averages. He is credited with performing one of the first bilateral procedures in a single surgical session, and is considered the areas’s foremost … Read the Rest
Learn the basics of Anterior Total Hip Replacement surgery and see how Dr. Edward Petrow improved the mobility of a recent patient with this procedure.
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Derick Johnson, DO, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in anterior approach hip replacement. As a member of the medical team at The Bone and Joint Center, Holland, Michigan, Dr. Johnson is a leading physician in the anterior approach to total hip replacement, with outcomes that exceed national averages. He is credited with performing one of the first bilateral procedures in a single surgical session, and is considered the areas’s foremost authority on this relatively new … Read the Rest
Dr. Matthew Bong talks with the hosts of the Morning Blend about traditional hip replacement surgeries and Anterior hip replacement surgeries.
The key to a “direct anterior approach” total hip replacement is the positioning of the patient during surgery and the location of the incision itself, according to Dr. E. Marc Mariani, a board certified orthopedic surgeon at St. Mark’s Hospital who with colleague Dr. Michael H. Bourne and Dr. Peter Novak of the Salt Lake Orthopaedic Center are the first three Utah surgeons using the technique…
…Combined, they have decades’ experience in hip replacement. The … Read the Rest
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Just hours after Dr. Dick Wallin had his right hip replaced by Dr. E. Marc Mariani, he stood up. The next day, he used a walker to “cruise around the nurses’ station” at St. Mark’s Hospital, and shortly after that he learned to use crutches on a stair exercise machine.
When he went home on day three, he needed only one crutch, which he discarded a week later. Within a … Read the Rest
Dr. Michael Alexiades, Hospital for Special Surgery, NYconcentrates on orthopedic surgery of the hip, knee, shoulder and elbow, including arthroscopic surgery for each of those joints, joint-sparing surgery and joint replacement. He takes a minimally invasive approach whenever it will give the best result for the patient. He is an early adopter of the Mini Anterior technique in hip replacement surgery, in which no muscles are cut and the patient can generally go home in … Read the Rest