Anterior Hip Replacement

Anterior hip replacement is a technique to replace worn ends of the bones in the hip joint.  Anterior hip replacement differs from a traditional hip replacement procedure in that it requires a minimal incision in the front of the hip.  The surgeon then accesses the damaged joint through the natural spaces between the muscles and tendons. Recovery from this approach is quicker and has fewer risks of complications than the traditional approaches. With the traditional “posterior” and “lateral” approaches, the surgeon reach the hip joint by going through the back or side of buttock and must surgically detach muscles and other soft tissue.   Read more …

The video below demonstrates the procedure. Surgeries may vary based on a patient’s individual condition.