Hip Replacement Surgery | All You Need to Know About Hip Replacement Surgery

3- lateral approach & Anterolateral approach

it is a common approach in hip arthroplasty surgery, but it is not preferred because the abductors muscles do not heal properly after the surgery, leading to post operative chronic pain and weakness in the hip abductors muscle.

It is one of he least used approaches in hip arthroplasty; this is due to it causes damage to hip joint abductors.