Right hip resurfacing done by Dr. Thomas Gross. Walking and a couple exercises were all that were allowed up until 6 weeks.
September 24, 2015
I just wanted to check in and show my recent yoga photo. I’ve come so far in the past two years and most can’t believe I am a bilateral hip patient. I recently completed my 200 hour yoga teacher certification. My ROM and flexibility is really great and is getting better every day. I see constant improvement!! In this photo I am hopeful one day the hands will grasp the foot….just need a little more openness in the hips and to lengthen the psoas a bit more.
So glad to have my life back!! Getting my hips … Read the rest
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|June 18, 2006
The Amazing Body
Hi, Folks. I’m just sitting here reading all the recent
What Equipment Will I Need At Home After Surgery?
Everyone has slightly different needs. There are some basic items almost everyone needs and then there are things that some people want and others just don’t need.
Crutches – Normally crutches are supplied by the hospital. I used elbow crutches and they are much easier to use than normal under the arm crutches. Overseas hospitals use elbow crutches while US hospital still normally use old fashioned under the arm crutches. If you have to be on crutches for a long time, I would suggest getting a pair of elbow … Read the rest
Complete Study Here:
Objectives To compare 10 year mortality rates
among patients undergoing metal-on-metal hip resurfacing and total hip
replacement in England.
Setting English hospital episode statistics
database linked to mortality records from the Office for National
Population All adults who underwent primary
elective hip replacement for osteoarthritis from April 1999 to March 2012.
The exposure of interest was prosthesis type: cemented total hip
replacement, uncemented total hip replacement, and metal-on-metal hip
resurfacing. Confounding variables included age, sex, Charlson comorbidity
index, rurality, area deprivation, surgical volume, and year of operation.
Results 7437 patients undergoing metal-on-metal
hip resurfacing were … Read the rest
Adoption of Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty at Hospital for Special Surgery: a Cohort Study
Edwin P. Su and Sherwin L. Su June 4, 2010
Background Hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) is an alternative to traditional total hip replacement (THR) that allows for the preservation of femoral bone. It is a more technically difficult procedure that has led some researchers to report an unsatisfactory learning curve (Berend et al., J Bone Joint Surg Am Suppl 2:89–92, 2011; Mont et al., Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:63–70, 2007).
Purpose The purpose of this study was to investigate the adoption of HRA at our institution, examining … Read the rest
|Surgeon Volume Influences Rate of Total Hip Replacement Revision – A DGReview of :”Early failures of total hip replacement: Effect of surgeon volume” Arthritis & Rheumatism 04/28/2004 By Emma Hitt, PhDPatients treated by surgeons who perform few total hip replacements (THR) per year are more likely to undergo revision THR, particularly within the first 18 months of surgery, than are patients treated by high-volume surgeons, a new report suggests.Hip prostheses function well for up to 20 years in at least 80% of patients, and failure rates are less than 1% per year. However, it is unclear whether failure rates vary|