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NWH Joint Director Shares His Take On Why Hip Replacements Have Doubled

Northern Westchester Hospital expert Dr. Eric Grossman explains why he's not surprised that hip replacements are on the rise for people over the age of 45.
Northern Westchester Hospital expert Dr. Eric Grossman explains why he's not surprised that hip replacements are on the rise for people over the age of 45. Photo Credit: Contributed

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Dr. Eric Grossman, co-director of joint replacement surgery at the Orthopedic and Spine Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital discusses recent CDC findings indicating hip replacement procedures doubled from 2000 to 2010 for people older than 45, and why he’s not surprised, on Northern Westchester Hospital's blog.

Grossman attributes the increase to a number of factors: improved surgical techniques, durability of implants and patients’ desire to lead active lifestyles. One of those advancements being the Anterior Approach to hip replacement, a procedure he uses in his practice.

To learn more about advancements in hip replacement, the benefits of the Anterior Approach and Grossman's take on the increase in number of surgeries, visit Northern Westchester Hospital's blog.

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