Seven things you need to know about hip replacement surgery

Our hips are joints that can take a lot of strain over time and, as we age, through injury or arthritic conditions, the cartilage between the ball and socket can wear down and cause pain or swelling around the joint. If you are experiencing severe pain and stiffness in your hip that has not been…

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Exercises to strengthen your hip post surgery

Watch our latest video featuring an in depth guide to exercising post replacement hip surgery. Presented by two of Horder Healthcare’s Chartered Physiotherapists, the video takes you through various sections of exercise as well as offering advice for you on your recovery journey. For more information about Hip Replacement at The Horder Centre, click the…

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Why do I have hip pain?

By Alex Barnes, Physiotherapist Most hip pain has a simple explanation such as a muscle strain after doing some exercise, whereby the soft tissues become inflamed. This usually clears up after a few days. Pain of a more chronic nature can be due to particular conditions. The hip joint is a large ball and socket joint. This allows it…

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