“Today, I dance without restraint, free from the nagging feeling of discomfort, relishing every moment, and enjoying my passion to the fullest.”
Loretta teaches jazz dance at City Dance Studios in San Francisco. She takes classes, performs, as well as teaches as much as five days a week post-hip surgery.
When patients seek medical attention with complaints of persistent groin pain and stiffness, it often signifies an underlying issue – hip osteoarthritis. But what exactly is hip osteoarthritis, and how can it be addressed through hip replacement surgery?
With both of her hips replaced by Dr. Mast, a groundbreaking procedure she had never heard of before, Sharon has embraced a new lease on life. She’s now free from pain. Today, Sharon bravely shares her transformative journey, aiming to inspire others grappling with similar pain and immobility.
Serge’s story is a true testament to the transformative power of modern medicine and dedicated expert surgeons like Dr. Nicholas Mast. Serge’s hip surgery, including a Subtrochanteric Osteotomy, has not only corrected his physical condition but also reignited his passion for an active life.
Arthritis runs in John’s family. But at 75 years young and an active sportsman he wasn’t ready to give up his favorite activities. Three months after his hip replacement he was hitting tennis balls and was back on the snow.
The short answer is almost everybody is a candidate for anterior approach hip replacement.
Bikini incisions aren’t just cosmetically less noticeable, they also heal better than standard incisions in patients with skin folds.
After two decades, I can bend over without my back going out. It makes me tear up with gratitude. I love this surgeon. I feel grateful that he worked so hard, learned so much, and cares so deeply about healing people.”
“Anyone who is questioning or nervous about getting a hip replacement, don’t spend any more of your life in pain or with limitations. There is so much life ahead of you. Thank you Dr. Mast”
Woz shares details of his experience of anterior hip replacement with the SF Hip & Pelvis Institute, his surgery and rapid recovery.