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Hip Surgery: How to Recover Rapidly By Naomi Colb
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This book helps people scheduled for hip replacement surgery to take a leadership role in their recovery. It offers guidance, resources, inspiration and Self-Help tools to make the experience of... More > preparing for and recovering from sugery as smooth as possible.< Less
Hip And Knee Surgery: A Patient's Guide To Hip Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Knee Replacement, And Knee Arthroscopy By Robert Kennon
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This friendly and informative book is written by an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and related surgeries, including hip resurfacing and knee arthroscopy. It contains useful... More > information for patients who are considering treatment for hip or knee arthritis and related conditions. Clear and informative chapters explain in plain English what to expect before, during, and after hospitalization, including post-operative exercises and rehabilitation recommendations. Illustrated sections discuss hip and knee surgeries, nonoperative treatment options, surgical approaches, the latest minimally invasive surgery techniques, implant materials and designs (such as ceramic versus metal bearings), and potential complications of surgery. Robert Edward Kennon, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Connecticut who is fellowship trained in adult reconstruction and joint replacement surgery. He trained at Yale and Emory Universities and also has a degree in mechanical engineering.< Less
Hips Attached! By Madeleine Björkegren Bergström
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Osteoarthritis of the hips is one of the most crippling conditions of all. It is also one of the most painful. Some 170 000 hip transplants are performed in the USA alone, every year. Before you come... More > as far as surgery, there is an extended period of intense suffering, as pain increases extremely, while mobility becomes continuously impaired. Hips Attached is one of the few books which give a patient's view of what it is like, living with osteoarthritis. It can be of great help and comfort to you, if you live with this condition, or with someone who has it, and also for anyone working in medical care, in any capacity. An important book. Buy it! Read it!< Less
Hips Attached! By Madeleine Björkegren Bergström
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Osteoarthritis of the hips is one of the most crippling conditions of all. It is also one of the most painful. Some 170 000 hip transplants are performed in the USA alone, every year. Before you come... More > as far as surgery, there is an extended period of intense suffering, as pain increases extremely, while mobility becomes continuously impaired. Hips Attached is one of the few books which give a patient's view of what it is like, living with osteoarthritis. It can be of great help and comfort to you, if you live with this condition, or with someone who has it, and also for anyone working in medical care, in any capacity. An important book. Buy it! Read it!< Less
A Guide for Adults with Hip Dysplasia By Denise Sutherland, Dr Sophie West
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This book is the first of its kind : a comprehensive guide to hip dysplasia in adults. Whether diagnosed as a child, and having ongoing hip problems, or diagnosed as an adult, this book will help... More > you. Also recommended for those having total hip replacement for any reason. It covers everything there is to know about developmental dysplasia of the hip in adults. This guide covers everything from hip anatomy and surgery, to recovery and the psychological aspects of the condition. The book includes 19 chapters, over 50 illustrations and x-rays, over 400 quotations from adult hip dysplasia patients, a glossary, cited references, and a comprehensive index. Both authors have bilateral hip dysplasia.< Less
A Guide for Adults with Hip Dysplasia By Denise Sutherland, Dr Sophie West
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This popular book is the only one in the world that discusses hip dysplasia for adult patients. Whether you were diagnosed as a child and have ongoing problems now, or have developed dysplasia as an... More > adult, this book covers every topic imaginable about this difficult condition. Written in a friendly and easy to understand way, with a minimum of jargon, this book goes from hip anatomy and diagnosis through to living with disability, hip surgery, what to expect in hospital, and recovery at home. There is a chapter for carers, and one of DIY projects you may like to make. The book contains a great deal of information on hip replacement, too, so if you're having a hip replacement for another reason, especially as a younger patient, this book will still help you. Recommended by orthopaedic surgeons from around the world. Both authors have bilateral hip dysplasia, and have been through the surgeries discussed in the book.< Less
The Entrepreneurial Patient: A Patient's Guide to Hip Impingement By Anna-Lena Thomas
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Written by a patient for the benefit of other patients, The Entrepreneurial Patient: A Patient's Guide to Hip Impingement helps you become a more informed and result-oriented patient. It is a... More > comprehensive book for anyone who thinks he or she might have, or has received a diagnosis of, Hip Impingement (Femoroacetabular Impingement, FAI). Based on research, interviews and personal experience, most aspects of FAI are covered from a patient perspective. At the center of a book is the author’s personal story. A Patient’s Guide to Hip Impingement takes you through an overview of hip impingement, a hip anatomy lesson, tips for finding an FAI specialist, a discussion of the diagnostic steps, surgical and conservative treatment as well as recovery. You will find many ideas on surgery preparation, aspects of rehabilitation and an overview of injuries secondary to FAI as well as essential tips on how to work with health insurance companies. The book even  includes a chapter on pregnancy and FAI.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XIV; Hip Replacement By Medical Professionals, National Institute of Health
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mp to: navigation, search Hip replacement Intervention In this X-ray, the patient’s right hip (left of image) has been replaced, with the ball of this ball-and-socket joint replaced by a metal... More > head that is set in the thighbone or femur and the socket replaced by a white plastic cup (clear in this X-ray). Pelvic anatomy consistent with that of a female (large infrapubic angle, large pelvic opening). ICD-9-CM 81.51–81.53 MeSH D019644 MedlinePlus 002975 Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant. Hip replacement surgery can be performed as a total replacement or a hemi (half) replacement. Such joint replacement orthopaedic surgery is generally conducted to relieve arthritis pain or fix severe physical joint damage as part of hip fracture treatment. A total hip replacement (total hip arthroplasty) consists of replacing both the acetabulum and the femoral head while hemiarthroplasty generally only replaces the femoral head.< Less
Sexy Hips, Bigger Butts: Build Curves Like a Goddess Curves & Make Sure the World Notices - The Bestselling Guide to the Perfect Hourglass Figure By Angela Lighthouse
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Treat yourself to the butt, hips and curves you dream of with this proven, easy to follow program of exercise, diet and beauty tips. Learn the beauty secrets and special workouts used by stars like... More > Kim Kardashian & Jennifer Lopez. A complete guide written from a real woman's perspective, the book includes detailed instructions as well as illustrations. The program is natural, pain free, and fast. Enhance, shape and firm your booty without expensive butt creams, pills, injections or surgery. A butt like a rapper's girlfriend, hips like Jessica Rabbit and the confidence which goes with it were my dream. I wanted booty of my very own. For months, I looked for ways to get a firmer, sexier butt and curvier, sculpted hips. I wanted to feel great, and I knew the right lower body was the key. Men go nuts for this kind of figure, and as a single mother I wanted the perfect butt. I found some simple steps which can develop and maintain a flawless hourglass figure.< Less
Tahoe Fracture Clinic's Guide to Joint Replacement By Martin Anderson M.D.
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This text focuses on the needs of patients with severe arthritis of the hip and knee. It is a reference for patients who wish to participate in decision making about their surgical care. It is also a... More > guide for surgeons who are barraged with questions from patients who are victimized by the marketing campaigns of the total joint industry.< Less