Hip Clinic Lincoln
Lateral Hip Pain
It is a common condition caused by a variety of different problems such as bursitis, tendonitis, tendon rupture and nerve entrapment. Diagnosis is the key with high quality imaging and sound clinical knowledge. Sometimes gait analysis and neuromuscular training could be helpful treatments.
Joint replacement is a very successful operation in treating osteoarthritis of the hip, however, there are other treatment options available such as injection therapy and bracing. Depending on the circumstances and severity of disease, injection therapy may be a good alternative.
The hip is a very deep joint and is not easy to access for cartilage therapy. Injection therapy and bone marrow stimulation are often the treatment of choice to tackle cartilage defects of the hip. This is highly specialised and please come to discuss your options with us.
No Restriction is required following S.P.A.I.R.E. Hip Replacement, the muscles at the back of the hips are preserved with this approach. They act as checkreins to reduce the risk of dislocation after surgery.
S.P.A.I.R.E Hip Replacement
A modification of the posterior approach in total hip replacement, S.P.A.I.R.E. has the benefit of avoiding cutting the abductor complex as well as preserving the quadriceps coxae.