Hip Impingement Q&A with Highgate Hospital

Hip Impingement Q&A with Highgate Hospital

Mr Datta speaks to Highgate Hospital. Q: What is Hip Impingement? Hip impingement (the technical term is Femoro-Acetabular Impingement or FAI) is caused when excess bone around the hip joint ‘impinges’ or ‘catches’ and causes pain. Pain is usually felt in the groin...
Hip Impingement Q&A with Highgate Hospital

Hip Replacement

Hip replacement is the most successful joint replacement performed. It is done for end stage arthritis in the hip where symptoms of hip pain cause disability and loss of independence. A useful guide to hip symptoms is the Oxford Hip Score. Once conservative measures...
Hip Impingement Q&A with Highgate Hospital

Biological knee replacement

Biological knee replacement  Tissue engineering techniques are improving now to the point where larger areas of joint damage can be treated. End-stage arthritis with severe pain is treated with knee replacement surgery where either part or whole of the joint is...
Hip Impingement Q&A with Highgate Hospital

Injury Free Running

Injury Free Running The popularity of running is on the rise. From a short run round the block for fitness to running a marathon it is important to look after yourself and your joints. Of course this isn’t (or shouldn’t be) limited to the immediate pre and post run...
Hip Impingement Q&A with Highgate Hospital

Hip Replacement – Which Implant?

Hip Replacement – Which Implant? Having a hip replacement is a big decision. You not only have to think about the operation and immediate post-operative recovery, but also the longer term effects. There are approximately 160,000 Hip replacement operations carried out...