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…

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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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Hip or Knee Replacement – Should I Have Conventional Surgery or Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery?

If you have a degenerative disease like osteoarthritis that is in its advanced stages or if you suffer a serious fracture, you are likely to be offered joint replacement surgery. This is a routine surgical procedure, with the most common joints to be replaced being the hips and knees. Some orthopaedic surgeons like Carrothers Orthopaedic…