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How long does it take to recover from hip surgery? A simple timeline.

Hip surgery generates a lot of excellent questions. Quite naturally, people want to know all about the process before they take the plunge. How does a hip replacement work – … read more

What is Hip Resurfacing? A quick guide to the basics

When it comes to artificial hips, there are essentially two types of operation: Hip Replacements and Revision Hip Surgery. End of story. Or… is it? Well, not quite. The history … read more

Why do people need Revision Hip Surgery? The key questions answered

Hip surgeons can sometimes get a little blasé about what we do for a living. After all, it’s something we do nearly every day of the week. So now and … read more

What Goes Into A Hip Implant? A Quick And Simple Guide

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what goes into a hip replacement – what they’re made from… why you would have one rather than another – you’re not alone. It … read more

Five Early Warning Signs Of Hip Arthritis

When it comes to niggling hip pain, arthritis is a common culprit. And not just for those of us in our 60s, 70s and 80s. I find that an increasing … read more

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

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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