Psoas tendonitis is typically from over working or an overactive hip flexor (which the psoas muscles are part of). To avoid this, it is important to limit the amount of hip flexor strengthening early on in the rehabilitation process. I don’t do any hip flexor strengthening with my patients untill 6-8 weeks post op.
If I encounter a patient with hip flexor pain. The treatment should be rest, ice, anything
There have been 14,901 total resurfacing procedures reported to the Registry, an additional 603 procedures, compared to the last report.
The use of resurfacing hip replacement in Australia continues to decline. The number of procedures reported in 2011 was 39.7% less than in 2010 and 68.5% less compared to the peak in 2005.
Osteoarthritis is the principal diagnosis … Read the rest
|The Influence of Head Size and Sex on the Outcome of Birmingham Hip Resurfacing READ ORIGINAL STUDY BY CLICKING HERE The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American). 2010 Callum W. McBryde, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth)1, Kanthan Theivendran, MRCS1, Andrew M.C. Thomas, FRCS1, Ronan B.C. Treacy, FRCS(Tr&Orth)1 and Paul B. Pynsent, PhD1 1 Research and Teaching Centre, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, United Kingdom. E-mail address for|
January 31, 2006 – how very strange this universe works…
I am recently back from Belgium with a brand new right hip (De Smet, Jan.11/06). So far, life “on the other side” (as Alan called it once!) has been great. Slow and steady, but already feeling so much better than I was before I went to Ghent.
I have been reading the posts since I have been back with great
A picture is worth a thousand words! A sketch by Patricia Walter illustrates a hip resurfacing device on the left compared to a total hip replacement device on the right. Which bone sparing device looks more natural and bone conserving to you? According to medical studies, a hip resurfacing provides a more natural gait and loads the hip more naturally than a total hip replacement. Gait Medical Study for Hip
A Modified Posterior Approach Preserves Femoral Head Oxgenation During Hip Resurfacing
Steffen RT, De Smet KA, Murray DW, Gill HS 2010 Mar 22
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and
Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Nuffield
Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK.
In 11 patients, the oxygenation was measured in the
superolateral quadrant of the femoral head during
resurfacing with a modified posterior approach, designed to
preserve the … Read the rest
|Hello to all of you who are Belgium Hippy’s, or about to be’s,What a positive experience! The people in Gent are the kindest I have ever met. The staff at the hospital was outstanding and the DeSmet team fixed me so well I can hardly wait to go back and have the other hip done.To any of you who are wondering if you should do this~ 24 hrs after surgery|
Kani at the Villa in Belgium
The following is an account of my bilateral hip resurfacing adventure gathered from some emails I had sent and some of which were posted on the Surface Hippy website. I hope they will give an insight for anyone interested in traveling to Belgium for hip resurfacing with Dr. Koen De Smet.Arriving in Ghent I finally made it to Ghent. I left Portland at
The exercise-related rise in plasma cobalt levels after metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty 2008
M. Khan, MRCS, PhD Student, Clinical Research Fellow1; J.-H. Kuiper, PhD, Lecturer in Biomechanics1; and J. B. Richardson, MD, FRCS, Professor of Orthopaedics1
1 Institute of Orthopaedics The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Gobowen, Shropshire SY10 7AG, UK.
Wear of metal-on-metal bearings causes elevated levels of cobalt and chromium in
Surface Hippy has a very large number of pages about many aspects of hip resurfacing. The first time visitor might be a little overwhelmed and wonder where to start learning about hip resurfacing. You might want to visit the pages listed below before exploring the rest of the website.
- What is hip resurfacing?
- What are the advantages of hip resurfacing?
- Positive Outcomes with Hip Resurfacing by Experienced Surgeons
- How to
When buying real estate the old saying about what is important is “Location, Location and Location.” In many people’s minds the most important factor in choosing a surgeon for hip … Read the rest