Hinton Orthopedics has made some exciting changes in the last couple of months. We’re continuing to evolve our practice and provide the best quality care for our patients while making some adjustments along the way that we’ll share with you in a moment. But first, a little history lesson... Dr. Hinton began practicing in Lake Charles Memorial Hospital (LCMH) in February of 1995, where he practiced almost exclusively for 12 years. In 2007, Dr. Hinton decided it was time to be
You're ready for a knee or hip replacement. Now what?
Learn about the tests and appointments you will need to prepare for the surgery and make the whole process go smoothly.
Dr. Hinton Speaks on Arthritis of the Hip, Knee and Shoulder
Check out Dr. Hinton giving a talk in his hometown Lake Charles, LA! #osteoarthritis #jointreplacement
Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery
Hello again, this is Dr. H taking a quick break from vacation to update my blog. The latest thing that I've been into is anterior hip replacement surgery. Hip replacement is something that I've done for years but only for fractures. Only recently have I really felt that I'm able to offer a significant improvement in hip replacement by offering the replacement to be performed through the "anterior" approach. The anterior approach has several benefits to patients. Generally the
Osteoarthritis vs Osteoporosis Part 1
Hello again! During a recent presentation on shoulder pain, a participant asked me what the difference was between osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. Although they may sound and spelled similar, they are two very different diagnoses. Each is treated with different medications and sometimes surgery is needed. Bone meets bone at a joint. There are lots of ways this can happen. The most common issue with people is where bones meet to form joints like in fingers, knees, hips and