January 20, 2012
…Andrew Lloyd Webber feels like a young man once again after undergoing hip replacement surgery.
The multi-millionaire composer has revealed he underwent the procedure a few weeks ago and has made a full recovery.
Lord Lloyd-Webber, 63, said: "I feel so much better. The best thing is that now I can exercise again, I can go swimming, which I love."
…Lord Lloyd-Webber had a hip resurfacing, which replaces diseased or damaged surfaces in the hip joint with metal implants.
It is designed to tackle arthritis – where joint cartilage is worn away, leaving bone rubbing on bone, which causes severe pain.
Less bone is removed for hip resurfacing, making it easier to repeat the operation or to have a total hip replacement in later years…