Published on Dec 2, 2016 – Helloooo everybody, as I begin to start focusing on arriving in Brazil for my year abroad, I decided that I am ready to speak more about the double hip replacements I received in August. Here is a video of me describing the truth of pre-op and a little bit about post-op. In this video, I tell the full story of how I felt from a few days pre surgery to the day of surgery and in the hospital. I also included some clips that I took in the … Read the Rest
Published on Jul 24, 2016 – This is an introduction to my arthritis, avascular necrosis and hip dysplasia story. I will be creating vlogs that document my double hip replacemements. When researching hip replacements, I found it difficult to find stories of young people receiving joint replacements. I will be sharing my experience for those who are younger than the average age to receive joint replacements to have a story to relate too. This is an intro video of me blabbing about the deterioration of my hips that has taken place in the past … Read the Rest
As an avid dancer, Sue was shocked when her doctor told her she needed a hip replacement. Hear about her orthopedic surgery experience at the Joint Replacement Center at Norwalk Hospital.
NEW DELHI: A team of doctors at Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh successfully performed a rare hip replacement surgery to correct the fractured neck of the left femur of a 102-year old patient recently. Within 48 hours of the injury, the patient was back on his feet…
…The team was led by Amite Pankaj Aggarwal and Umesh Deshmukh…
…Amite said, “Given the advanced age of the patient, there are many risks associated around performing a surgery. The team huddled and evaluated all the possible options before we arrived at a plan to perform Hemiarthroplasty on the patient … Read the Rest
Published on Jun 15, 2015 Learn more about the Hip & Pelvis Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.
Published on Sep 9, 2015
On a cold winter day, Bill went for a run and slipped on a patch of ice shattering his hip. He couldn’t move and was stranded for hours. Luckily, a cyclist found him and called for help and got him to Riverview.
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Una Ginnane spent two frustrating years in a wheelchair after doctors at five Montreal hospitals refused to give her a new hip at her age because she was deemed too fragile.
“I had to go private, to have a new hip, and I can assure you I don’t have the money,” said 90-year-old Ginnane, who took out a line of credit on her Montreal home last year to finance her hip replacement.
In June, Ginnane paid $19,000 for an operation at a private clinic that lasted 40 minutes. Once she woke up, Ginanne got off … Read the Rest
Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach Jason Kidd underwent a successful right hip arthroplasty Monday, December 21st. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel first reported Kidd’s plans to have surgery.
“It’s been chronic for the last three to four years, since I was in Dallas the last time”. Kidd said the surgery will be performed by Dr. Edwin Su, one of the leading hip specialists in the country, at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NY. Kidd is not sure when he can coach again but he expects to return for office work in about two weeks.
“I’ve taken all the medicine I can … Read the Rest
Ninety-year-old Ed Tobachnik was not willing to give up those long walks with
his wife without a fight. But the severe arthritis in his hip was causing so
much pain that Ed’s active lifestyle was becoming almost impossible to maintain.
Ed saw multiple surgeons in Manhattan and was told he was too old for joint
replacement surgery. He was turned away. But Dr. Neil J. Cobelli of Montefiore’s
Adult Reconstructive/Joint Replacement Surgery department reviewed Ed’s case,
saw his special determination, and knew he was an excellent candidate for
successful hip replacement surgery. Dr. Cobelli performed Ed’s surgery, which
was followed … Read the Rest
Dianne, a patient at Sharp Grossmont Hospital shares her hip replacement story. Dianne’s orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Peter Hanson, provides care to the greater San Diego region in the areas of shoulder, knee and anterior hip surgery.… Read the Rest