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Problem hips

Not all hip problems need surgery. I see lots of patients who have pain in and around the hip which isn’t caused by arthritis. Trochanteric bursitis is a common condition, … read more

Which hip replacement?

The National Joint Registry has tweeted a link to a research paper from Bristol. The study compared the revision rates of different types of hip replacements with a ‘standard’ THR. … read more

Eating healthily

Many of my patients ask about healthy eating, and how this might help them to lose weight, help their symptoms and improve their recovery from surgery. There are so many … read more

Green man crossings ‘too fast’ for people with arthritis

Another good reason to have a hip replacement! People with arthritis are unable to cross roads quickly enough because the green man light on pedestrian crossings is too fast, according … read more

Detection of total hip arthroplasties at airport security checkpoints – how do updated security measures affect patients?

Many of my patients are curious about whether or not their hip replacement will trigger security alarms at the airport. This recent study from the US is helpful, and hopefully … read more

Study shows how spinal deformity affects success of total hip replacement

A recent study has shown how important it is to take into account all those factors which might cause complications in hip surgery. I use the Optimized Postioning System in … read more

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

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Types of treatments available at Latham Hip Surgery
  • Treatments
  • 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