Adam Freedhand MD

Hips

Direct Anterior Hip Replacement

Direct Anterior Hip Replacement is a classic technique for hip replacement surgery that has been used for decades and has recently become more popular. Scientific studies have shown that direct anterior procedures allow patients to recover more quickly, have less pain and a decreased risk of dislocation.

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Revision Hip Replacement

This maybe because part or all of your previous hip replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from very minor adjustments to massive operations replacing significant amounts of bone and hence is difficult to describe in full.

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Hip Arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy is a relatively new surgical technique that can be effectively employed to treat a variety of hip conditions.

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Femoro Acetabular Impingement FAI

Femoroacetabular Impingement FAI is a condition resulting from abnormal pressure and friction between the ball and socket of the hip joint resulting in pain and progressive hip dysfunction. This when left untreated leads to the development of secondary osteoarthritis of the hip.

Total Hip Replacement (THR)

If your hip has been damaged by arthritis, a fracture, or other conditions, common activities such as walking or getting in and out of a chair may be painful and difficult. Your hip may be stiff, and it may be hard to put on your shoes and socks. You may even feel uncomfortable while resting.

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Hip Resurfacing

Hip Resurfacing or bone conserving procedure replaces the acetabulum (hip socket) and resurfaces the femoral head. This means the femoral head has some or very little bone removed and replaced with the metal component. This spares the femoral canal.

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Hip Physical Therapy

If you exercise regularly, please continue your regular program as long as it is not worsening your symptoms. If you are not exercising, we would like you to begin doing the exercises as described in our guidelines. If the exercises worsen your symptoms either modify or stop doing the exercises and notify the office.

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After Hip Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is a procedure in which a doctor surgically removes a painful hip joint with arthritis and replaces it with an artificial joint often made from metal and plastic components.

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