Hip Problems

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Hip Surgery

Reliable information provided by Arthritis Research UK.

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STEPS

National Association for Children with Lower Limb Abnormalities. Support and advice on any kind of lower limb abnormalities including talipes and congenital dislocation of the hip.

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Anaesthetic Choices for Hip or Knee Replacement

Information from West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust.

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Hip Fracture

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Minimally invasive total hip replacement

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Distal iliotibial band lengthening for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for refractory greater trochanteric pain syndrome

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Arthroscopic femoro-acetabular surgery for hip impingement syndrome

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Open femoro-acetabular surgery for hip impingement syndrome

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Combined bony and soft tissue reconstruction for hip joint stabilisation in proximal focal femoral deficiency (PFFD)

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Open femoro-acetabular surgery for hip impingement syndrome

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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EssexHipSurgeon

Web site authored by a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon specialising in hip and knee joint replacement surgery, and is intended as a source of information and communication for patients, medical consultants and other healthcare professionals.

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Hip replacement

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Irritable hip

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Hip replacement and hip revision

Information from BUPA.

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[url=http://www.bupa.co.uk/individuals/health-information/directory/h/hip-resurfacing]Hip resurfacing (hip arthroplasty) [/url]

Information from BUPA.

See also the Patient UK arthritis and joint problems page


Further sources / more detailed information

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More detailed medical information

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