David Goldfinch | Hip replacement

David Goldfinch

Hip Surgery

Bricklayer David Goldfinch is hoping to be back at work soon following his hip operation at The Horder Centre.

David, 59, was forced to stop work a few months ago because of his right hip but is already starting to feel the benefit just two weeks after the operation by consultant surgeon Mr Sentil Kumar Velayudham.

He opted to have his operation at The Horder Centre because it was recommended by someone who worked at the hospital.

dave-goldfinch

David, who lives in Pembury, said: “The worst thing was that my hip stopped me working and the pain meant I couldn’t even put my shoes and socks on.

I am already starting to feel better and am walking on crutches and can go up and down stairs. I hope to be back at work towards the end of February."

“Everything about The Horder Centre was really nice. The staff were lovely. I’ve been to a few hospitals and just found the staff there so friendly – they would do anything for you.”

David hopes to return to The Horder Centre in the future to have a knee replacement.

Benefits of hip replacement surgery

90% of patients experience a large reduction in hip pain following a total hip replacement, which allows them to return to their normal daily activities.

Find out more

Your support can help make a real difference!

Get referred to Horder Healthcare today

Horder Healthcare provides the highest quality services to NHS, privately insured and self pay patients, from initial consultation and diagnostic tests right through to surgical treatment and rehabilitation.

Latest news and articles

matwork-pilates-1

5 key elements of Pilates

standing-pilates-workout (1)

Key Elements of Standing Pilates

heart-disease (1)

Preventing common health issues for over 50s: heart disease and stroke

We are a charity

We reinvest our profit to benefit more people and help us achieve our aim of advancing health.

fm_weareacharity2