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More than 50,000 Britons with ‘metal on metal’ hips told to have X-rays and blood tests over toxic fears

Here is an article in today’s Daily Telegraph. Several years ago, I set up a special clinic to help deal with these problems and formed the Metal Hips Research Group … read more

Sex and hips (again)!

Rowan Pelling has written an excellent article in the Daily Telegraph about the benefits of remaining sexually active in middle and later life. We have done some research on the … read more

Bel Mooney’s hip replacement

From sleepless nights to searing pain and constipation: What they NEVER tell you about hip operations! After suffering painful osteoarthritis, Bel Mooney decided to undergo surgery Unfazed by the prospect, … read more

Hippy Chick Blog

Please have a look at this excellent blog from someone who has been through hip replacement surgery. I’m sure that it will help to inform you if you are contemplating … read more

National Joint Registry

Here’s a useful guide for patients from the National Joint Registry. If you have any questions, please do get in touch.

Anti-inflammatories and heart disease

Anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen and diclofenac are very commonly used to relieve pain caused by arthritis. Some recent evidence has shgown a link between these drugs andan increased risk of having … read more

Hips, evolution and 3D modelling

Fascinating stuff from Oxford University. We already use 3D printed implants in hip surgery, but work like this will help us to improve the way that they are manufactured and … read more

Appoaches to the hip joint

approaches-position-statement-2016 Here is an interesting position statement which gives advice on surgical approaches to the hip joint. The direct anterior approach is certainly gaining in popularity, but it is not … read more

Anti-inflammatories and back pain

Here’s some interesting research abou the efficacy of commonly used anti-inflammatories in back pain. Many of my patients take these drugs, and they tell me that they become increasingly less … read more

Superobesity and total hips

Here is an interesting article about the effects of obesity on the outcome of hip replacement surgery. Many patients who undergo surgery are somewhat overweight, but this isn’t a reason … read more

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Types of treatments available at Latham Hip Surgery
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  • Hip Replacement

    Total Hip Replacement or THR is one of the most successful hip operations in orthopaedic surgery. Tens of thousands of hip replacements are performed each year…

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  • Hip Resurfacing

    Hip resurfacing was developed to treat painful arthritis in younger and active patients. It’s now an established technique, and the results are usually excellent in carefully selected patients…

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  • Revision Hip Surgery

    Hip replacement surgery can be life changing for those dealing with pain on a daily basis. Unfortunately, even a replacement hip can wear out…

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  • Hip Replacement

    Total Hip Replacement or THR is one of the most successful hip operations in orthopaedic surgery. Thousands of hip replacements are performed each year…

    Click here to find out more
  • Hip Resurfacing

    Hip resurfacing was developed to treat painful arthritis in younger and active patients. It’s a relatively new technique, but the results are usually excellent…

    Click here to find out more
  • Revision Hip Surgery

    Hip replacement surgery can be life changing for those dealing with pain on a daily basis. Unfortunately, even a replacement hip can wear out…

    Click here to find out more