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Hip Resurfacing – an update

Here is an excellent summary of current opinion on hip resurfacing from Bone & Joint360 volume 9 issue 1 February 2020 – hot off the press! There is now good … read more

Andy Murray: Resurfacing

This new documentary about Andy Murray’s hip problems and return to playing elite tennis after his hip resurfacing surgery earlier this year will bon on Amazon Prime later this week … read more

Mid-life exercise

Does sport cause hip and knee arthritis? High impact sports can certainly damge our joints, and some people are more susceptible than others. We don’t fully understand how genetic and … 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

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

Which surgeon would you choose for your hip surgery?

How do we choose the ‘right’ surgeon to do a hip replacement? If a doctor needs an operation, he is usually in the fortunate position to ask his colleagues who … 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

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

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

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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