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Published on Sep 24, 2017 – Dr. Michael Sumko utilizes muscle sparing total knee and Hip approaches to produce incredible results and return patients back to their activity levels more quickly. These minimally invasive approaches are availble to all usually no matter the severity of the disease as seen in this video. No pain medication! Home more quickly, less time in therapy! Recover more quickly!
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Published on Dec 30, 2015
Before Ola Ford was a patient at Piedmont, severe hip pain was greatly limiting her mobility, so much that she sometimes had to use a walker or even a wheel chair. After her total hip replacement, this grandmother and pastor’s wife is able to enjoy the active life she wanted. With the direct anterior approach, she had less pain, less downtime and fewer restrictions than traditional methods.
Streamed live on Feb 13, 2015
Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina, explains the difference between anterior, posterior and lateral approaches to hip replacement surgery and why he prefers the anterior approach over the others.
Transcription of video:
Why is the anterior approach for total hip replacement surgery better than other approaches?
Hello. My name is Dr. Dan Albright. I’m an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina and I specialize in hip replacement operations.
I started to practice in 1994 and trained a lot specifically in anterior approach in my training and then in my fellowship that year in Raleigh.
I have a model to try to explain that. Other approaches work. The posterior approach is very common in this country and it means putting an incision on the back side of your hip. There’s also the lateral approach which I will do sometimes in particularly…
Published on Feb 17, 2016 Kevin Wang, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, discusses the Anterior Approach to hip replacement. Learn more about Dr Wang at Holy Cross Hospital
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There are many underlying causes of hip pain with the most common being arthritis. Careful clinical evaluation which consists of a history, physical exam and x–rays leads to a diagnosis of the correct pathology in most individuals. Occasionally further diagnostic testing (MRI, CT scan, bone scan, blood test) and repeated examination may be required.
The treatment rendered depends upon the diagnosis as well as the individual’s needs. The majority of hip complaints can be treated with conservative measures consisting of observation, medication, physical therapy, and occasional injections. However, if the disease has progressed to the extent that conservative modalities yield little benefit, surgical intervention may be warranted.
Hip arthritis progressively limits a person’s activities of daily living as well as quality of life. It is a major cause of disability world wide. The advent of modern total …
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