Shorter Recovery and Improved Mobility in Hip Replacements

Northwestern Medicine
Orthopaedics March 25, 2014
Firefighter in gear with fire truckWith a disease causing the death of bone tissue around the hip joints, firefighter Daniel Smith was told surgery would force him to retire. At Northwestern Medicine, Daniel was given a more promising outlook. Our orthopaedic specialists performed a unique anterior hip replacement to minimize pain and offer greater post-surgery mobility. In just two months, he was back on the job, fighting fires and saving lives.

Learn how orthopaedic surgeon Michael Stover, MD, is using an anterior approach to hip replacement to help patients recover faster and get back to their active lives:


If we can do this for Daniel, imagine what we can do for you. To discover your breakthrough, call 312-694-6066 or visit breakthroughs.nm.org.  
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