Mason sought help at University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia. Benjamin Hansen, MD, orthopaedic surgeon at the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, told her that her pain was caused by arthritis and cysts that had developed in her hip. The best course of treatment: a complete hip replacement.
Orthopaedics: Ben Hansen, MD
Pierce doesn’t miss a beat after double hip replacement
ALPINE — Even after having both of his knees replaced, Greg Paul finally experienced the top of Mount Everest.
The 61-year-old mountaineer “has become the first known climber to summit Mount Everest with two total knee replacements,” according to Ortho Development Corporation, the manufacturer of his implants and a sponsor of his trip.