At 104, Lake Elliott surprised everyone when she survived a total hip replacement surgery after falling and breaking her hip.
“The surgery was risky, but we didn’t want her to be in pain,” Carter said. “Most people at her age wouldn’t have survived that surgery, but she did.”… Read the Rest
At Florida Orthopaedic Specialists we offer the latest technological treatments for total hip replacement, the Muscle Sparring method. This procedure requires NO muscle or tendon detachment, and the incision length is approximately 3-4 ½ inches instead of the usual 12-15 inches with a traditional hip replacement surgery. The result is a majority of patients require a shorter hospital stay, have minimal pain and are able to walk with a cane in 24 hours.… Read the Rest
June 20, 2016
surgery went very very well. I’ll post more when I’m more awake.
June 27, 2016
On the day of, my husband came with me & kept me company until it was time. I was soooo nervous, of course. But I have to say, everyone involved in every step were absolutely fantastic. I waited in the wait room for an hour, then was moved in the pre op, where I changed into the … Read the Rest
Sep 16, 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 rehab!… Read the Rest
August 14, 2017 – I passed 5 years with my THR last week and it’s flown by. I have no issues at all and like many here, it’s been life changing surgery for me. I couldn’t have HR due to to a slipped femoral epiphysis age 14 and was struggling to accept that but the advice I got here helped so much.
I’m back motorcycling and playing football- those dark days of arthritic pain seem … Read the Rest
Published on Dec 8, 2014… Read the Rest
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