The Woodlands Hospital
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Memorial Hermann The Woodlands offers world-class, innovative orthopedic care. Services range from non-surgical and minimally invasive procedures, surgery, and rehabilitation for muscle, joint and bone injuries and abnormalities.
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The Joint Center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital is a specially designed, patient-centric model that includes an 18-bed inpatient unit complemented by its own gym and physical therapy space. The Center is under the medical leadership of co-medical directors Kelly Blevins, MD and Brian Chimenti, MD - both orthopedic surgeons experienced in hip and knee replacements and revisions.
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Specific treatment areas include:
A dedicated and highly skilled multidisciplinary orthopedic care team includes specially trained physicians, nurses and rehabilitation specialists. Memorial Hermann surgeons use the latest in high-tech diagnostic tools, including high-speed CT scanning, ultrasound, angiogram, and a remarkable three-Tesla MRI.
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Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital is improving the surgery experience for some patients by offering a new and improved total hip replacement surgery that speeds recovery time and reduces post-operative pain.
The "direct anterior" approach to total hip replacement involves making an incision on the front of the hip rather than the side or back as traditionally done. As a result, surgeons can follow the natural spaces between the hip joint's muscles and tendons, resulting in less damage to the soft tissues.
Additional advantages of the anterior hip replacement include: