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ONHealthSpring2014P.5Impainfree.TheresultsaresoremarkableIwishIdhadthissurgeryyearsago.DavidMcClainhipreplacementpatientFiveweeksaftersurgeryhewasbackonhisroadbikewithinfourmonthshehittheclimbingwallagainandafterafewmonthsmorehefoundhimselfscalingtallicecolumnsinWyoming.IhavemuchmoreexibilityinmynewhipthanIdidevenyearsbeforesurgery.Dr.Bobrowisveryactivehimselfsoheimmediatelyunderstoodmyeagernesstogetbacktosportsandexercise.AndIwasblownawaybySibleysefciency.Theiradvancedtechniquesandextremelyfriendlycaremademefeeltotallyatease.Icantimagineabettercombinationofdoctorandhospitalorabetteroutcomenewadvaces.provetechique..OurpatientsorthopedicsurgeonDr.PhilipBobrowshareshisexperienceandperspective.Myhipreplacementpatientshaveusuallytriedeveryotheroptionbutarestillindisablingpain.Theyreoftensuchactivepeople60goingon30butwithahipthatmakesthemfeel90.Iprefertheposteriorsurgicalapproachwhichreplacesthehipbyenteringfromtheback.Withthistechniqueyoucanxanythingandeverythingnocaseistoocomplicated.Ifyoureoverweightmuscularorhaveacomplexproblemtheposteriorapproachcarrieslessriskfornerveinjurybleedingorfracture.Allmypatientsarewalkingthedaytheyhavesurgery.Manygohomethenextdayandarebacktosportsandexerciseveryquickly.TheposteriorreplacementsIperformtodayarenotthesameonesIdidevenveyearsago.NowIuseaminimallyinvasivetechniquecoupledwithSibleysadvancedapproachtopainmanagementand95percentoftheseprocedurestakeawayallpain.Everypatientisunique.Youngerhealthierpeoplegohomethenextday.Butifyoureolderhaveotherhealthproblemslivealoneandhavestairstoclimbgoingdirectlyhomecouldbedifcult.Atmostotherhospitalsthatmeansgoingtoanursinghometorecover.ButSibleyhasitsowngreatrehabilitationunitTheRenaissance.Icanwalkrightovertocheckonmypatients.Otherplacesdontgiveyouthatoption.learmoreatwww.Sibey.orgorthoedicsDr.BobrowandhishipreplacementteamLtoRLeeAnnGreerR.N.CNORteamleaderAutumnHardingR.N.MonicaWilliamsCSTElizabethRiggsPA-CPhilipBobrowM.D.NicoleKingO.R.T.RicardoGulinaoS.S.A.KarlaChangR.N.andJillKalarisR.N.TheteammemberswithhoodsscrubintoassistDr.Bobrowduringtheprocedureandtheothersarecirculatingnurses.