Soft Tissue Sparing
The anterior approach to the hip is much closer to the hip joint, allowing for a smaller incision.
Many patients do complain of pain on the day of surgery, and may not require more than Tylenol for pain control.
The traditional approaches require patients to avoid internally rotating the hip, or bending the hip past 90 degrees. This can be very limiting for patients during their recovery phase.
Many patients are able to go home on the day of surgery
Meet Dr. Paul Norio Morton Dr. Paul Norio Morton, MD is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon in hip and knee surgery, specializing in robotic joint replacements, complex joint reconstruction, sports injuries, and trauma. Reach out to him to learn more about treatment options for your problem.