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Hip Replacement

More options for a common problem

Dr. Lindsey specializes in posterior hip replacements for the treatment of arthritis.  By individualizing his approach based upon the patients anatomy, level of arthritis, past medical history and the underlying cause of arthritis, Dr. Lindsey is able to customize your surgery and results.

The “Posterior Approach” is the preferred surgical approach in patients with very stiff and arthritis hips, or in patients with osteoporosis.  With this approach, patients have post-operative Hip Precautions to follow that prevent dislocation.  Studies have demonstrated excellent outcomes, with the Posterior Approach, and low complication rates.

After hip replacements, patients will be required to take a blood thinner to help reduce the risk of blood clots and pulmonary problems.

Surgery is not right for everyone.

If you are experiencing pain, the first step is making an appointment. There might be other treatment options available to you through our physical therapy and rehabilitation department that don’t require surgery. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 608-342-4748.


ADDITIONAL TOPICS

Medications: What Every Patient Should Know (a Guide to Safe and Proper Usage)

As the patient, you play a very important role in your medication therapy. As your health care providers, we want to ensure that all of our patients are provided with the proper information to use medications safely and effectively[read more]

Traveling for Your Surgery?

Dr. Lindsey’s state-of-the-art procedures bring people from all over, so he’s prepared a travel guide and checklist of what to bring to the hospital to help prepare his patients…[read more]

Before Surgery

Preparing yourself for surgery is more than just mental preparations. Find out about other aspects of daily life to consider prior to your upcoming surgery…[read more]

After Surgery

To find out more about what to expect after surgery click here.


In continuing its mission to provide the best patient care possible, The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health participates in the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR).