Su McKee, who was up and walking the same day after her hip replacement surgery at Methodist, shown here with Dr. Phil Berry, an orthopedic Surgeon on the Methodist Health System Medical Staff. Dr. Berry is one of the first 10 physicians in Texas to perform the procedure.
Patients Walk the Same Day After New Hip Surgery Procedure at Methodist
New anterior approach revolutionizes recovery time
Alfred Repka, 83, is a self-described, “outside person.” He enjoys building things and spending time outdoors. But, increasing pain in his hip limited his ability to enjoy his normally active life. The pain became so intense, he was unable to walk. Su McKee, 62, loves to go to Texas A&M Football games and play with her 17 month old granddaughter. But, increasing pain in her hip caused by arthritis limited her ability to enjoy her normally active life. The pain became so intense, she …