Can a replacement hip joint be successfully replaced?
Can a 10 year old replacement hip joint be successfully replaced? Read more
Can hip and knee replacement surgery be done at the same time?
I need both of my hips and one of my knees replaced. Has a knee and hip replacement ever been done at the same time? Read more
Can I do martial arts after hip replacement surgery?
Can people having a replacement hip continue to do martial arts, specifically karate? I've been advised not to train ever again afterwards. Read more
Can I play football after hip replacement surgery?
I've been playing football once a week for decades. If I have my hip replaced is there any chance of me resuming playing football thereafter? Read more
Can I swim breaststroke after a hip replacement?
I spoke with my surgeon about swimming after a hip replacement who said it was ok to do it but the physios don't like it - what's your opinion? Read more
Can you get arthritis in a resurfaced hip?
Can you get arthritis in a hip that has been resurfaced? Read more
How can I help my husband prepare for a hip replacement?
My husband has been told he can have a hip replacement, are there any hints on how I can help him prepare for the operation and his rehabilitation after? Read more
Is a burning pain in my foot common after hip resurfacing?
After having my hip resurfaced I expected to be pain-free but within a short time I've been experiencing altered sensation in my lower leg, has anyone else experienced this? Read more
Should I have a hip replacement according to the statistics?
I have to make a decision on whether to have a hip replacement but the statistics are putting me off, do you have any comments about this? Read more
What surgical interventions are available for a 32-year-old with osteoarthritis?
Could you tell me what surgical interventions are available for a 32-year-old with osteoarthritis, and whether I'd be a candidate for a metal-on-metal resurfacing procedure? Read more
What are the dangers of postponing hip replacement/resurfacing?
I have osteoarthritis of the hip and was recommended for a replacement. What are the dangers of postponing a hip replacement? Read more
What is enthesopathy?
I had a hip over two years ago and since then I've struggled to walk. I've had a scan which has shown I've got enthesophathy, can you tell me about this condition? Read more