When To Get a Hip Replacement for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that causes the cartilage that normally cushions the ends of the bones in your joint to become damaged and start to wear away. It can affect any joint in the body but is particularly common in weight-bearing joints (hips and knees) and  in the hands. Osteoarthritis is sometimes called ‘wear…

Man holding knee with OA

Osteoarthritis: Management and Options

If you suspect you may have early symptoms of osteoarthritis or if you have recently been given a diagnosis, this article offers some basic information about the condition, its symptoms and how to manage them, both in the early stages and as it progresses. It is important to get a proper diagnosis as other conditions…

Carrothers Orthopaedics Cambridge Team

A Glossary of Orthopaedic Treatments

Orthopaedic treatments are changing and improving all the time. This helpful glossary summarises some of the main treatments we offer here at Carrothers Orthopaedics. If you have questions about any of these treatments or would like more information please contact us and we would be happy to help.

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Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Hip Surgery or Bespoke Custom-Made Hip Implants

A hip replacement is a life-changing procedure. If you are in severe pain from a degenerative condition like osteoarthritis or if you suffer a serious hip fracture, having joint replacement surgery can alleviate pain and help you to regain movement in the damaged joint. This can make a significant difference to your quality of life,…