A hip fracture is a break in the upper part of the femur (thigh) bone. Treatment usually involves surgery to fix the bone and allow healing and occasionally to replace the hip joint. There are a number of factors to consider when deciding on the best course of treatment for each patient. We work closely with our patients to offer an individualised approach to their treatment. Our aim is to return them to their previous quality of life as quickly as possible.
An example of a patient that underwent hip replacement for a fractured neck of femur.
At 3 months she had returned to normal life, including a regular gym classes without any pain or weakness from the hip.