Hip Osteoarthritis (OA)

  • Is severe damage to the joint with loss of articular cartilage (bare bone)
  • Pain is felt anywhere around joint, causing a limp, reduced activity, difficulty putting on sock and shoes, pain radiation to back or knee
  • Conservative measures are taken first with analgesic, weight loss, walking aids and a therapy program
  • Definitive treatment is Patient Specific Total Hip Replacement surgery – the latest technology utilises 3D imaging software to match an implant to the patient which results in a faster recovery, better functional result and more likely to return to sporting activity