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Hip surgery

Rapid diagnosis and effective hip treatment.

At The Ridgeway Hospital, we offer a range of effective treatment options for people battling hip pain. Hip pain can be caused by various conditions, including:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Hip bursitis
  • A hip sprain or fracture
  • Tendonitis

There are many treatments available that can ease your hip pain without the need for surgery.

However, for some people, less invasive methods simply can’t treat their hip pain. In these cases, you might be recommended hip surgery.

Hip replacement surgery

Hip replacement surgery can eliminate pain and improve mobility in your hip joint.

Your Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon will recommend a hip replacement operation if you have significant damage to your hip caused by an accident or injury, or from a condition such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.

Depending on your condition, you will undergo either partial hip replacement surgery (also known as a hemiarthroplasty), or total hip replacement surgery (also referred to as an arthroplasty). The procedure recommended will depend on the extent of damage inside your hip joint.

During total hip replacement surgery, both your femoral head (the top of your thigh bone) and acetabulum (the socket in your pelvis) will be removed and replaced with an artificial component. This is known as a prosthesis. During partial hip replacement surgery, only your femoral head will be replaced with a prosthesis.

Hip arthroscopy surgery

Hip arthroscopy is a keyhole operation that helps diagnose and treat a range of problems that cause chronic hip pain. During this minimally invasive procedure, your Consultant Surgeon will make a few small incisions in your hip. They will then insert a small camera to examine the inside of your joint and diagnose the cause of your hip pain. Some treatment options can be performed arthroscopically during this procedure, using specially designed surgical instruments inserted through the same small incisions.

Hip resurfacing surgery

During hip resurfacing, the damaged surfaces of your femur head (the top of your thighbone) and your acetabulum (the socket in your pelvis) will be reshaped and replaced with a cover. Hip resurfacing helps significantly reduce pain and improve your mobility.

*The prices that are shown above are an estimate for self-pay customers. The final cost of your knee treatment will always be confirmed in writing after your consultation. Further terms and conditions apply.

At The Ridgeway Hospital, we help people living in Swindon, Wiltshire and further afield. With us, you can benefit from:

  • Expert care from a compassionate team
  • Stringent checks and processes to ensure your safety at all times
  • Free, easy-to-access parking around the clock
  • Catering services that can accommodate all dietary requirements
  • En-suite hospital rooms with Wi-Fi, TV and direct-dial telephone
  • Sophisticated onsite diagnostic equipment, including MRI and CT scanning
  • The option to choose the hospital most convenient for you

There are several benefits of going private with us, including:

  • Consultant-led care with a hip specialist of your choice
  • Consistent care from the same multidisciplinary team of experts throughout
  • Bespoke treatment plans based around you
  • Fixed price packages with aftercare included
  • Skip the waiting list with fast access to treatment, usually within just 48 hours
  • Flexible payment options to help you spread the cost of your care

Take back control of your life.

Getting started with us is easy. You can call us on 01793 814848 or use our simple online booking system to book your initial consultation with a Consultant of your choice.

Specialists offering Hip surgery

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Mr David Hollinghurst

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MA (Cantab), MB B chir, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

The Ridgeway Hospital

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Mr Venkat Satish

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MS(Orth), FRCS(Glasgow), FRCS(Trauma & Orthopaedics)

The Ridgeway Hospital

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Mr Richard (Adam) Brooks

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MA, FRCS(Tr & Orth), BM BCh

The Ridgeway Hospital

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Mr Michael Charles Rigby

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, FRCS Tr & Orth

The Ridgeway Hospital

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Mr Alexander Ashmore

Consultant Hip Surgeon

MB ChB, BSc (Hons), MSc (Orth Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

The Ridgeway Hospital

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Dr Paul Jackson

Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine

FRCP FFSEM(UK) MBBS

Bath Clinic 1 more The Ridgeway Hospital

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