Illinois doctor practices alternative...

Illinois doctor practices alternative hip surgery

There are 3 comments on the Hawk Eye story from Nov 7, 2012, titled Illinois doctor practices alternative hip surgery. In it, Hawk Eye reports that:

Patients needing hip replacements have an ally in Victor Antonacci, a surgeon with Rockford Orthopedic Associates who is performing a different technique that's less painful and requires a shorter recovery time.

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Flushing, NY

#1 Nov 16, 2012
An alternative is needed by most patients after hearing about the negative effects of hip replacement surgery. Pain is not the only downside of THA or total hip arthroplasty but also stroke and other health risks. There are even cases filed against manufacturer of hip implants due to the faulty design of their implants. now more about it at
Carl C

Flushing, NY

#2 Nov 16, 2012
This sounds interesting. However, is that alternative method proven by science and experience? It may sound promising but there are also risks. Read more about hip replacements here:
Phoebe Rose

San Jose, CA

#3 Feb 15, 2013
With the controversies linked to hip devices nowadays, an alternative surgery may offer a glimmer of hope to many patients. However, if it still involves the use of hip implants, they may still be at risk of complications or other unnecessary health problems. I found this article at that discusses more on hip surgeries and implants.

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