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In search of a surgeon

In the gym, during one of the hospital physio sessions after my arthroscopy in April, I fell into conversation with a German woman who had had exactly the same operation as me. 927 more words

Hip Arthroscopy

Backstory: Dysplasia in the DNA

July 2003 – I’ve been playing tennis twice a day all summer on a hard court. One lunchtime I notice a nagging muscle pain running from my left hip down to the knee. 1,036 more words

Hip Arthroscopy

Hip Joint Replacement Surgery - An Analysis

Like all other major surgeries, hip replacement surgery is suggested, when the patient is unable to take the pain in the hip area and therefore recommended to go for a surgery. 695 more words

Orthopedic Implants

Herman's Hip

Back in the 1970’s, we were all intrigued by the television show, The Six Million Dollar Man.  Having the technology, a fictional governmental agency rebuilt astronaut Steve Austin with bionic body parts because…they could.  639 more words

Experiments And Challenges

New Robotic Assisted Knee Resurfacing Technology for Arthritic Knee

While all the joints in the body are important, and necessary for a full range of motion and mobility, the knee joint is perhaps the most valuable in helping maintain independence. 442 more words

Orthopedic Problems

Cemented vs Uncemented Hip Replacement Procedures

Hip replacement procedures are among the most common around the world, and the number of individuals, especially baby boomers, expected to undergo hip replacement procedures is expected to grow by as much as 25% through the year 2017. 309 more words

Orthopedic Problems