Using a recently launched “no waiting list” program, clients of the private MSK Doctors clinic near Grantham can schedule their own near-immediate appointments online or over the phone, without requiring a referral from their GP.
More information about the self-booking service, the MSK Doctors clinic, and innovative new hip replacement options can be found at https://www.mskdoctors.com/hip-replacement
The new fast scheduling program allows clients to access an improved hip replacement technique, which has no post-surgery mobility restrictions, known as the SPAIRE procedure. The clinic specialises in using regenerative medicine and non-surgical or minimally invasive techniques whenever possible, to reduce the amount of trauma caused during operations and help clients to manage joint-related pains.
While the SPAIRE technique is not yet widely available through the public health system, it has been thoroughly tested, researched, and used successfully around the world. Originally pioneered by Professor Timperley at the Exeter Hip Unit, the procedure is now the accepted best practice at private specialty clinics such as MSK Doctors, because it allows surgeons to significantly reduce the physical damage caused during a hip replacement operation.
Prof. Lee, the founder of the MSK Doctors clinic, mentored under Professor Timperley to perfect the SPAIRE procedure, and to gather data about its effectiveness in comparison to the standard procedure. The benefits, including a lack of mobility restrictions for clients, have since been published in several medical journals, including the Journal of Arthritis and HIP International.
In a traditional hip replacement surgery, surgeons are required to damage the abductor complex, gemelli, obturator internus, and piriformis tendons, which can increase the client’s recovery times and pain during the recovery process. Using the new SPAIRE procedure, Prof. Lee can perform a complete hip replacement surgery, while sparing these muscles and tendons from damage.
With this method, clients are able to use their full range of motion, with no mobility restrictions after their operation. The new technique also reduces the risk of dislocations during the recovery process, so that there is less chance of causing additional injuries while clients are healing.
A spokesperson for the clinic explained, “Research has shown that the quadriceps coxae is not just an external rotator and is the primary abductor and extensor for the hip joint in a 90 flexed position, which means it has a major effect on one-legged and weight-bearing rising and propulsive motions.”
More information about hip replacement pain management, MSK Doctors, and the fast access program can be found at https://www.mskdoctors.com/hip-replacement
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