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Direct Anterior Hip Arthroplasty

All patients with hip arthritis requiring total hip arthroplasty may be candidates for a minimally invasive, direct anterior muscle sparing approach called direct anterior total hip arthroplasty. Benefits of direct anterior total hip arthroplasty include:

  • Faster recovery
  • Less muscle damage
  • No motion restrictions after surgery
  • Improved accuracy of implant positioning

Talk to your doctor or make an appointment with our team using the contact information below to see if you are a candidate for the anterior hip approach. Patients who are significantly obese or have a large abdomen, with certain prior hip injuries or surgeries and with unusual congenital hip deformities may not be candidates for this approach. 

Anterior Hip Approach Providers at Rochester General Hospital 

Matthew Bessette, MD
Colin Canham, MD
Nicholas J. Lofreddo, DO

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