Rapid Recovery, Anterior Approach THA


This is an active 63 year old male who presented with severe right hip pain for many years. After failing conservative therapy, he underwent a minimally invasive, anterior approach hip replacement. He stayed in the hospital under 24 hours and went home the following day. At 2 weeks, he was able to walk with minimal difficulty without a cane.He states, “two months after surgery for hip replacement, I was climbing the sand dunes in Namibia, Africa…thank you Dr. Chen!