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Carson Tahoe Health Introduces Anterior Hip Replacement

Carson Tahoe Health is proud to announce the addition of direct anterior (DA) hip replacement surgery to its surgical capabilities, allowing patients the option for a minimally-invasive procedure with a quick recovery time. Anterior hip replacement, an alternative to traditional approaches, is performed through a small incision made at the front of the hip. With this approach, the surgeon enters the hip between rather than cutting through muscles, which can minimize tissue injury and improve postoperative rehabilitation time. Multiple studies have now shown that recovery is quicker with the direct anterior approach, and in some instances, allows patients to discharge home the day of surgery. The addition of anterior hip replacement will allow patients in the greater Carson City area …