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- 10 Year Mortality Rates of Hip Resurfacing vs THR Study 2013
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Published on Dec 15, 2017
Do I need any rehabilitation or physiotherapy after the surgery? Can I return to sports? Patients who received BHR surgery will share the post-operation rehabilitation process and how they benefit from the surgery.
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 20 : A study has recently revealed that patients who live alone can be safely discharged and sent home from a hospital to recover from hip or knee replacement surgery.
The results question the belief that patients who live alone should routinely be sent to an inpatient rehabilitation facility after total joint replacement surgery before going home.
Researchers said, “Patients living alone had a safe and manageable recovery when discharged directly home after total joint Arthroplasty.”
Andrew N. Fleischman and colleagues from The Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, conducted the study.
The team examined 769 patients who were discharged and sent home after one-sided total hip or knee replacement. Of these, 138 patients were living alone for the first two … Read the rest
Published on May 27, 2016 A question regarding dental procedures or minor surgical procedures and the use of antibiotics to prevent an infection after someone has had a total joint replacement is discussed.… Read the rest
Response to Telegraph Article – News Feed Monday 3rd July 2017
In response to the recent Telegraph article, Mr McMinn would like to reassure all of his patients that nothing has changed in the outcomes of our hip resurfacing and total hip replacement patients. Our results do not show anything different, but the MHRA guidelines have changed, probably because of some reports of small diameter metal-on-metal total hip replacements. We have not had an increase in our failure rates due to metal reactions. A small percentage of hips had to be revised to non-metal-on-metal total hip replacements, but the percentage of patients needing revision for all wear-related problems and metal-reactions is less than 1% in men, and less than … Read the rest
Clamshell Exercise at 1 Month Post Op Surgery
Figure 4 stretch Exercise at 1 Month Post Op Surgery
Dangle stretch Exercise at 1 Month Post Op Surgery
Child’s pose stretch Exercise at 1 Month Post Op Surgery
Jackknife stretch Exercise at 1 Month Post Op Surgery
Video demonstration of 1 month exercises (thanks to Dynamic Sports Physical Therapy in NYC!)
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March 6, 2016 Decreased opioid use prior to joint replacement surgery has been linked with improved patient satisfaction and outcomes, fewer complications and a reduced need for post-surgical opioids, according to two new studies.
They found nearly 59 percent of the patients (49,617) did not use opioids prior to surgery, while 41.4 percent did. The top three prescribed opioids were hydrocodone/acetaminophen, oxycodone/acetaminophen, and oxycodone.
In opioid users, the study showed that a 50 percent or greater preoperative reduction of opioid use leads to better patient outcomes,” said lead author Kevin Bozic from the University of Texas at Austin.
“We recommend that chronic opioid users who are considering hip or knee replacement work with their primary care physician or pain management team … Read the rest
“This milestone represents the fourth FDA-approved indication for PRADAXA in five years — a testament to the company’s continued leadership in the evolution of anticoagulation care for patients and clinicians,” said Sabine Luik, MD, senior vice president, Medicine &
Outpatient orthopedic procedures gaining popularity on international level – Read Full Article Here
It is known by several names: same-day surgery, day-case surgery, ambulatory surgery and outpatient surgery. Whatever the name, outpatient orthopaedic surgery is now considered by many to be safe and feasible across an ever-widening array of joints replacement. Proponents of these procedures say they have the potential to increase patient comfort and satisfaction while improving hospital efficiency and reducing health care costs. … Read the rest
The clunking noises and clicking feeling in the first 6 months after hip resurfacing surgery is a temporary decoaptation of both components. This means that the two big metal parts of the prosthesis come apart and come together again. Having a large diameter gives no wear of the prosthesis and will not destroy anything. Because of the release of the capsule around the hip to be able to do a hip resurfacing procedure without sawing the head of, the hip joint is looser at the beginning. This is even more because of the badly trained muscles of the preoperative condition and all the fluid around the newly placed joint.
The clunking is painless and … Read the rest
What Equipment Will I Need At Home After Surgery?
Everyone has slightly different needs. There are some basic items almost everyone needs and then there are things that some people want and others just don’t need.
Crutches – Normally crutches are supplied by the hospital. I used elbow crutches and they are much easier to use than normal under the arm crutches. Overseas hospitals use elbow crutches while US hospital still normally use old fashioned under the arm crutches. If you have to be on crutches for a long time, I would suggest getting a pair of elbow crutches or at least a pair of the more modern underarm crutches available from many internet shopping stores.
Walker – some people that have bi-lateral … Read the rest
The top of your cane should reach to the crease in your wrist when you stand up straight. Your elbow should bend a bit when you hold your cane. Hold the cane in the hand opposite the side that needs support.Walking
When you walk, the cane and your injured leg swing and strike the ground at the same time. To start, position your cane about one small stride ahead and step off on your injured leg. Finish the step with your normal leg.Stairs
To climb stairs, grasp the handrail (if possible) and step up on your good leg first, with your cane in the hand opposite the injured leg. Then step up on the injured leg. To come down stairs, put … Read the rest
|Exercises from the McMinn CenterMcMinn Centre Physio Brian demonstrates the exercises
recommended following your Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, Mid
Head Resection or Large Headed Total Hip Replacement
operation.*NOTE: These exercises are NOT
suitable for patients who have had small headed total hip
replacements. Includes the following exercises:|
|By Dr. Scott Rubinstein August 25, 2007|
Here we are debating a question that has no clear cut answer. All
My advice is to go with whatever your surgeon is comfortable with.
Scott Rubinstein M.D.
|Sports Activity After Total Hip Resurfacing Original Link http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20223940?dopt=Abstract|
March 11, 2010Banerjee M, Bouillon B, Banerjee C, Bäthis H, Lefering R, Nardini M, Schmidt J. Dreifaltigkeits-Krankenhaus and Cologne Merheim Medical Center.BACKGROUND: Little is known about sports activity after total hip resurfacing.
HYPOTHESIS: Patients undergoing total hip resurfacing can have a high level of sports activity. STUDY DESIGN: Case series; Level of evidence, 4.
METHODS: The authors evaluated the level of sports activities with a standardized questionnaire in 138 consecutive patients (152 hips) 2 years after total hip resurfacing. Range of motion, Harris hip score, and Oxford score were assessed, and radiological analysis was performed.
RESULTS: Preoperatively, 98% of all patients participated in sports activities. Two years postoperatively, 98% of the patients
The suggested sexual positions explained below may help you avoid dislocating your new hip after hip resurfacing surgery.
It is always best to ask your own surgeon for specific information about when you are allowed to resume sexual activities and what specific activities are allowed after your hip resurfacing.Patient on bottom/partner on topThis position works well for both male and female patients. This is usually the most comfortable position to use right after surgery. When using this position, make sure to:
- avoid bending your new hip more than 90 degrees
- keep your affected leg out to the side
- make sure your toes don’t point inward
- place a
There are people that have experienced very difficult recoveries and their return to a normal life has been very slow. I guess they are the Turtles.
Some are lucky and have an average recovery which puts them right in the middle of the Rabbits and Turtles – don’t really know what to call them but Average Joes.
There is really no way to predict what your surgery experience will be and what your rate of recovery will be. I do think that people who are younger … Read the rest