Mako robot-assisted total hip replacement
Modern hip replacement surgery was pioneered by Sir John Charnley in the UK in the early 1960s. The procedure and implant used were developed and refined over the next 30…
After your hip operation your rehabilitation is integral to your recovery. Your personalised recovery programme will be explained to you by a specialist physiotherapist.
You will go through an enhanced recovery programme which provides education on what to expect, providing fundamental knowledge to help your recovery.
Joint school is offered to you before and after hip surgery. The joint school sessions provide hands on support and care throughout your treatment and are hugely valued by our patients.
You may wish to stay at a Circle rehabilitation centre for a few days after your hip operation. Circle Rehabilitation centres offer a new standard in rehabilitation in Britain using the latest high-tech equipment to accelerate your recovery in comfortable surroundings.
If you wish to spend time in rehabilitation you can be assessed prior to admission:
The concierge service can arrange a car to transport you in comfort to the inpatient rehabilitation centre in Berkshire – within easy access of Bath. The centre offers a five-star style experience and menus overseen by a Michelin-trained chef and is very affordable.
The facilities provide some of the very latest equipment and technologies, which will be used to help accelerate your recovery. The inpatient facility in Berkshire is part of a sizeable private hospital, with 120 consultants and a wide range of equipment available, including MRI and CT scanners, which provide an on-site backup for patients who might experience other health issues during their rehabilitation. Below is just a small snapshot of some of the latest equipment used to aid your recovery:
Other equipment includes LiteGait, Megapulse electrotherapy, aquatic treadmill, red laser treatment to accelerate wound healing, continual passive motion, Biodex Balance SD, GameReady (ice and compression), premium gymnasium and exercise equipment, physiology and fitness testing, body composition analysis, Moveo platforms (neurological) and Bioness electrical stimulation.
Matthew Burwell is one of only a few orthopaedic surgeons in the UK specialising exclusively in treating hip conditions. Hip replacements are a large part of his practice. Many patients are referred to him from other orthopaedic specialists.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialist Senior Physiotherapist
Dr Graham Robinson
Specialist Theatre Nurse
Matthew Burwell was recommended to me by someone who was working with the leadership team at Circle Bath, because of his skill as a surgeon and also because the hospital was so good
Dame Carolyn McCall CEO ITV
By 2004 my left hip was causing me lots of problems . I saw a video of me coaching and realised that there was an issue . An exaggerated limp was an understatement ! Matthew took one look at me and arranged for my hip replacement to be performed at the Bath Clinic . Read full testimonial
Brian Ashton MBE English rugby union coach and former player
In 2017, Matthew Burwell replaced my right hip. Along with his team he did a wonderful job, followed by excellent post-operative support. Read full testimonial
If surgeons could be awarded Michelin stars for surgery, Matthew Burwell should be given three! He is so experienced, so kind, so thorough, and so utterly competent—I felt at ease from the moment I met him. He treated me with respect at all times, and made sure I understand everything that would happen. Read full testimonial
Linda Blair Clinical Psychologist