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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

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

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

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

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

The ‘forgotten’ hip

Nowadays, hip replacement is so commonly performed that it is regarded as routine. The outcomes are usually excellent, and many people aren’t aware of their new hip after a few … read more

Muscle loss, apples and tomatoes!

An apple a day may well keep the doctor away… As we grow older, we lose strength and muscle mass. However, the cause of age-related muscle weakness and atrophy has … read more

International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty

I have just returned from this meeting that was held in Vienna. I’ve been a member of ISTA for several years and it is always an interesting meeting. It brings … read more

National Joint Registry recognises hip replacement surgery success

This post from the National Joint Registry celebrated the anniversary of the first hip replacement done on November 23 1962.   Hip replacement surgery, a technique first introduced by British … read more

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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