Hip And Knee Doc

Precautions in Traditional vs. Direct Anterior Approach for Hip Replacement.

In traditional hip replacement surgery the following precautions are recommended:
  • Do not cross legs.
  • Do not turn feet excessively inward or outward.
  • Do not bend hip more than a right angle.
In direct anterior approach hip replacement surgery the following are possible:
  • May potentially avoid restrictions associated with traditional hip replacement surgery.
  • Under doctor’s supervision the patient may be immediately allowed to move their hips.
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