Thomas L. Tanous, Jr., MD
  • Direct anterior hip replacement

    An increased
    feeling of well-being

  • Computer navigated surgery

    Successful treatment
    outcome with
    eminent resources

  • Partial knee replacements

    Rediscover
    Freedom of movement

  • Revision arthroplasty

    Regain functional
    outcome and pain relief

  • Ligament Sparing Knee Replacement

    Ligament Sparing
    Knee Replacement

Hip

Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint

How does the Hip joint work?

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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)

Femoro Acetabular 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.

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Total Hip Replacement (THR)

Total Hip Replacement (THR) procedure replaces total or part of the hip joint with an artificial device (prosthesis) to alleviate pain and restore joint movement.

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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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Revision Hip Replacement

This maybe because complete or a part of your previous hip replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from a minor adjustment to a massive operation replacing significant amount of bone and hence is difficult to describe in full.

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Direct Anterior Hip Replacement  

Total joint replacement surgery is one of the most advanced successful procedures in patients dealing with severe hip and knee pain. The goal of the surgery is to relieve pain and restore the normal functioning of the joint and help patient resume normal activities.

Click on the topics below to find out more from the orthopedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.