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hip surgery

Patient Story

Zest for life

Two broken hips couldn’t keep 90-year-old Mary Beth Alexander down. Love of family—and a Korean boy band—fueled her recovery.

Patient Story

‘I get to have my life back’

For one athletic Michigan mom, outpatient joint replacement brought a quick end to years of pain.

Patient Story

‘I feel energized’

Not long ago, teenager Madisyn Dame would have been too young for hip surgery. Medical advancements have allowed her to undergo two of them—with incredible results.

A glorious triumph

Dale Coil's unwavering commitment to physical therapy and healthier living led him to shed more than 300 pounds—and gave him his first pain-free morning in years.

Patient Story

‘You just have to do it’

After battling chronic hip pain, Jon VanEizenga's hip replacement surgery gave him back his active life.

Patient Story

‘It’s been a miracle’

With new hips, Jeremiah New is starting life anew and leaving the pain behind.

Obesity not a factor in joint surgery safety

Recent studies indicate heavy patients need fewer blood transfusions, and did not have more complications.