Specialties

  • Hip Resurfacing


  • A hip resurfacing procedure can be an alternative to total hip replacement. In some cases, younger people do better with a hip resurfacing procedure because their bones are not as brittle or worn.


  • Hip resurfacing procedure in Colorado at Littleton Adventist Hospital.

    Hip resurfacing is actually a more complex surgery than hip replacement and requires a longer incision to accommodate the placement of a larger "ball" portion of the joint to prevent future dislocation of the hip. It is believed that this procedure can prevent pain and postpone a total hip replacement by approximately eight years. Total hip replacement is an option following this surgery as sufficient bone is left in place.

Search: Current Site All Sites