Conditions & Treatments

Overview

The variety of hip conditions treated at The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care ranges from arthritis-related joint destruction to the need for revision surgeries, or “re-dos,” and for failure of prior orthopedic surgeries. In the case of each patient, Dr. Leone provides a diagnosis based on a thorough history of the events leading up to the present problem, a physical examination and state-of-the-art imaging as indicated. If surgery is indicated, then the most appropriate procedure is recommended—the one with the best possible outcome in terms of mobility and quality of life. For an in-depth look at the conditions seen and treatments offered at The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, read on.

Hip Conditions Seen

Hip joint destruction due to primary or secondary osteoarthritis which can be due to congenital dysplasia or dislocation, hip trauma or fracture, failed prior surgery, inflammatory arthropathies like rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis, avascular necrosis, arthritis secondary to childhood hip diseases like Legg-Perthes disease or slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

Failed total hip replacements which can be due to loosening of the components, peri prosthetic bone loss (osteolysis), infection, recurrent dislocation, leg length inequality, pain, metal toxicity or fracture. Many of these joints have been operated on multiple times before.

Treatments Offered

Primary Total Hip Replacement
Revision Total Hip Replacement
Bipolar or Partial Hip Replacement
Open or Closed Reduction
Internal Fixation for Fractures

 

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