Fri May 18, 2007
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new study shows that many active people are
able to get back into sports after having hip resurfacing, a less extensive
alternative to total hip replacement.
Swiss researchers found that, at an average of two years following surgery, 98
percent of 112 hip resurfacing patients were exercising regularly, in activities
ranging from cycling and walking to skiing and jogging.
Hip resurfacing is a relatively new procedure used to treat severe hip arthritis
and other forms of hip degeneration.
It’s primarily intended for younger, more active adults who want … Read the rest