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Prepping For Hip Surgery: A Surgeon’s Tips

As a hip surgeon, I know how people sometimes feel about operations. It can take a little time and courage to opt for surgery. And that’s completely natural. Operations can … read more

The Six Greatest Myths Of Hip Replacement Surgery

Once upon a time, hip replacement surgery was a rather rare and remarkable thing. But that was very much then. These days it’s one of the most common procedures in … read more

Men, women and hip replacements

We humans are complicated. We are a sometimes baffling mix of physical, genetic and psychological factors which makes us repond in unpredictable ways to the things that happen to us. … read more

Cross linked polyethylene

Polyethylene (PE) is most commonly used material for the cup of a hip replacement. It’s been used since Sir John Charnley developed the first hip replacements in the 1960s. One … read more

Arthritis: Should I Have Hip Replacement Surgery?

I found this excellent interactive tool which is designed to help patients decide how best to manange arthritis of the hip. These days, there is a growing expectation that patients … read more

Burnout in surgeons

A recent paper from China reported a study of 202 adult reconstruction surgeons (hip and knee specialists). The study showed that 85% of surgeons showed signs of burnout. Risk factors … read more

Getting in and out of a car after hip surgery

This can be tricky, and somewhat terrifying at first! You will be worred about getting stuck, causing pain or even disocating your new hip. I found this video on YouTube … read more

Wating times and cancellations

It’s bad enough having to put up with hip pain, but having to wait for months for surgery certainly doesn’t help. A study from Wales looked at the impact of … read more

TheHipSurgeon

That’s me! I’ve been collecting various bits of audiovisual equipment over the last few years, and use them when I’m preparing lectures. The time has come for me to start … read more

Blame your parents!!

Here’s an interesting article from today’s Daily Telegraph. We have always known that genetic factors are important in the development of arthritis, but this study has found some very precise … 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