HIP surgery photos

Well here they are!  In order of how they happened

 

Firstly, this is what it SHOULD Look like

normalposterior-labrum

And this is a more normal looking tear.labral-tear-2

And now mine….

 

 torn-labrum

femural-headtorn-labrum2  torn-labrum-first-look torn-labrum-first-look-other-angle2 torn-labrum-first-look-another-angle

So he had to cut down all the dead tissue and see what LIVE tissue was left

 cleaning-out-torn-labrum

cleaning-out-torn-labrum2

 

So now time to start fixing the impingements, which were the root cause of all this mess

 

pincer-repair

         cam-repair

cam-repair2

Now that the bone is safely shaved down and out of the way, time to install a new Labrum from the donor tissue

cadaver-tendon

 

Well that’s it! 4.5 hours of work.

Continue to Week 5-6

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