As a retired newspaper reporter, Jeffrey Leib has a habit of checking things out. So when doctors told him a deteriorated hip was causing his debilitating pain and needed to be replaced, he started searching the Internet, talking to patients, asking for facts. Leib, 64, researched the pros and cons of different techniques, opting for a highly minimally invasive procedure still offered by only a few doctors in the state. Pioneered in Colorado by Sky Ridge Medical Center surgeons Drs. Robert Greenhow and Craig Loucks, the technique, called the anterior hip approach, has baby boomers like Leib back to their active lifestyles in as little has six weeks. Read more of this article on Colorado Health and Wellness.
OrthoONE January 31, 2017