Hip Replacement

4 clinic(s) offering Hip Replacement treatment in 5 countries
Oscar Mendoza Helguera MD Verified

Oscar Mendoza orthopedic clinic is one of most established physiotherapy treatment facilities in Guadalajara providing high standards of medical care and advanced technology which earned renowned acclaim in Mexico and North America.

I did a lot of research before coming to Mexico for such a major surgery. When I found Dr. Mendoza and read about his experience around the world with minimally invasive hip replacement, I felt fairly sure he was the surgeon I wanted for my procedure. I then made contact with his assistant, and from that point forward, I knew I had made the right decision. She and Dr. Mendoza are warm and friendly, as well as professional and quick to respond. After viewing my x-rays, Dr. Mendoza told me things about my hip, and why I had developed my problem, things my American doctors had never bothered to explain. My American doctors always treated me as if they didn't want to be bothered and were trying to get rid of me as soon as possible. My first visit with Dr. Mendoza lasted 45 minutes, and he treated me as if he had all day to spend, answering any questions I had. My hospital room was a beautiful suite, where my husband had a nice leather couch to sleep on. The nursing staff was very knowledgeable and prompt to respond if I needed anything. After leaving the hospital, I had a lot of pain on my first night, and Dr. Mendoza called my husband and prescribed a heavier medication. It says on his letterhead in Spanish "house calls"! I can't say enough good about my experience with Dr. Oscar Mendoza and his staff. Thank you, Dr. Mendoza!
September 2017
We were recommended to Dr. Mendoza by Dr. Torres in Mazatlan as a highly skilled and meticulous surgeon. I had waited in pain for close to 3years in Canada for treatment ; The surgery was completed 2 days after arriving in Guadalajara. The surgery was perfect and there were no significant pain levels. The follow up after surgery items ei. walker, ambulance trip back to our hotel, and daily visit by the physiotherapist were all organized by Dr. Mendoza's professional staff. This is medical care at its best and incredible value for the price. I see a golf course in my future.
December 2015
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Dr Vasileios I. Sakellariou: Orthopaedics & Bone and Joints Surgeon Verified

Dr.Vasileios I.Sakellariou provides his patients with a myriad of the most effective solutions to restore to bones and joints their functionality and structure.

Dr. Alex Kroushovski: Orthopaedics & Trauma Surgeon Verified

Dr. Alex Kroushovski understands your struggles for a life enjoyed at its fullest, and is doing his best to provide you with optimum solutions. His professionalism and commitment to patient satisfaction have gained him a fine reputation on the international level.

The Welcare Hospital Verified

Welcare hospital is a leading edge, multi-disciplinary orthopedic facility located in Gujarat, India.

What is Hip Replacement?

Total hip replacement surgery is a procedure that can help people with severe hip damage and chronic hip pain. Hip replacement operations have successful outcomes in terms of restoring pain free living. People with prosthetic hips can walk without an aid, play non-impact sports and function normally.

 

A Good Candidate for Hip Replacement

Good candidates for hip replacement surgery are people with severe osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or other ailments, and also people who tried less invasive treatments but were unsuccessful. Depending on the patient’s age and the severity of the pain, the doctor may recommend physical therapy and the use of a crutch before recommending a hip replacement surgery.

 

Hip Replacement Procedure

During hip replacement operation, an incision is made on the outer aspect of the hip, 4-6 inches down the length of the leg. The top end of the thigh bone is removed; a ball attached to a stem is placed into it. The hip socket is hollowed out to make a shallow cup and an artificial socket is located. The artificial part of the thigh bone can then fit into the socket. The prosthetic is typically made from cobalt chrome and titanium.