Dr Ackermann is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and specialist. He is the Best Hip and Knee Surgeon in Cape town, South Africa. His place of work and practice is at blaauwberg hospital in Cape town, Western Cape. Hip Procedures
Management of Hip Pain
Management of hip pain refers to a complete history of the problem, the patient's other medical issues, a complete examination, and evaluation of the appropriate tests.
Total Hip Replacement
The total hip replacement is where an artificial socket displaced in the patient is a bony socket, the femoral head or the ball at the top end of the thighbone will be removed, and an artificial device placed into the bony canal with a ball or head attached to it.
Bipolar / Hemi Hip Replacement
A bipolar or hemi hip replacement is where the socket of the patient is left alone and just the thighbone side is being replaced.
Surgical dislocation is the approach necessary to do different operations in the hip joint safely without damaging the blood supply arthroscopic hip surgery is where the arthroscope or camera is placed in the hip joint with a small incision.
Arthroscopic Hip Surgery
Hip arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that allows doctors to view the hip joint without making a large incision (cut) through the skin and other soft tissues. Arthroscopy is used to diagnose and treat a wide range of hip problems.
Hip Preservation Surgery
Hip preservation surgery is an operation that fixes the problem rather than replaces the joint.
Periprosthetic fracture surgery is when someone breaks around their hip or knee replacement, and now requires getting repaired or revised.
Revision Hip Replacement
Revision hip replacement surgery is when more surgery is done on a hip that has already been replaced or resurfaced.