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Total Hip Replacement - Part 1 Preparation for surgery

My journey started about five years ago. As a massage therapist, I was increasingly aware that the range of movement in my hips was poor. But as a reduction in range of movement is often gradual, I was able to rationalise with myself that nothing was wrong except that I was getting older.   1,934 more words

Health & Wellbeing

Total Hip Replacement (THR)

As the baby boomer population continues to get older we are seeing a rise in the number of total hip replacements. The hip is one of the largest joints in the body and is built for weight-bearing. 294 more words

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NICE technology appraisal for end stage arthritis

Source:  NICE    TA 304

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Date of publication:  26 February 2014

Publication type:  Guidance

In a nutshell:  Artificial hips and hip resurfacing are recommended as possible treatments for people with end‑stage arthritis of the hip.  59 more words

Orthopaedics

Map My Walk

I’ve found an app that I have downloaded to my phone called ‘Map My Walk’. It takes your details first of all to personalise it then works out the route you are walking from sat nav., the distance, speed and calories burned. 481 more words

Hip Replacement

The Blue Goddess continued!

I’ve had 3 sessions now with a private physiotherapist – or physio ‘terrorist’, depending on your point of view. She’s a hard task mistress, but she did accept last Thursday that I might be getting stronger. 1,002 more words

Hip Replacement

New Hip Replacement Technique Offers Faster Recovery With Less Pain

A new hip replacement strategy, an anterior approach technique, allows the patient to experience less pain, have a quicker recovery, and improved mobility.

Dr. Harold Rees described this technique after performing the surgery on one of his patients, Sean Toohey, and witnessing the amazing results. 408 more words

Dr. Craig W. Goodhart

New Hip Replacement Technique Offers Faster Recovery With Less Pain

A new hip replacement strategy, an anterior approach technique, allows the patient to experience less pain, have a quicker recovery, and improved mobility.

Dr. Harold Rees described this technique after performing the surgery on one of his patients, Sean Toohey, and witnessing the amazing results. 408 more words

Lourdes Medical Associates Professional Orthopaedics