Hello and Welcome to Hip Replacement Recall Help, the leading global support & community site for people impacted in any way by Hip Replacement Recall issues.
"Your site is the proverbial needle in the haystack. I'm very grateful for these simple resources and common sense perspectives. Thank you so much."
- Bob Nelson, Cleveland, OH
This site is fully independent and completely free to use.
If you're reading this page its likely that you have some concerns about a hip replacement procedure where the outcome has not been satisfactory or successful. Your interest may be for yourself, or for someone close to you.
Or, you might need to have a hip replacement operation in the near future, and wish to find out about potential problems with certain types of hip replacement prosthesis which have been the subject of a hip replacement recall.
The good news is that you have come to the right place.
Don't bother scrolling down or clicking here & there looking for the 'catch' or the 'sales pitch', because, quite simply - there isn't one. This site is based on the simple principle of 'pay it forward' - a focal point for an online community of like-minded souls.
I suggest that before you start to browse the content on this site, you check out the following three pages; they'll give you some useful context:
Oh, and in case you're wondering, I do have some personal insight, some 'skin in the game' - I recently had total hip replacement.
If you are affected by a hip replacement recall then you'll know only too well that the whole process is complex, and can be confusing and bewildering.
You may be suffering with health problems that you suspect may be related to a recalled hip implant, whilst at the same time needing to:
There are multiple different parties involved when a hip replacement recall is made: doctors; orthopaedic surgeons; hip joint manufacturers; distributors; lawyers; attorneys; insurance companies; expert witnesses; agents acting on behalf of manufacturers… each with their own agenda and often competing objectives.
There is a myriad of information available on the internet, very little of which is truly independent.
You need a friend
You're most likely stressed; maybe not sure which way to turn, and in need of a resource created by somebody who does not have an agenda, or an 'angle' on your current situation. Someone who is genuinely on your side.
Here is how I suggest you think of this site:
The best analogy to describe the information presented on Hip Replacement Recall Help.com is to think of the site as a set of navigation aids: a map, a compass, a pair of binoculars and a flashlight - basic equipment and tools to help you on your journey.
My objectives in creating the site are as follows, to:
A few words of caution
What this site will not, and cannot give you, is advice or guidance that is specific to your particular case or situation.
Whether you are personally affected by a hip replacement problem or complication; someone you care for is working through these challenges; or maybe you are a professional involved in orthopaedic health care or personal injury law - my aim is to provide a useful, general resource, and to be a force for good.
Hip Replacement Recall Help aims to be:
So why not do yourself a favour and bookmark this site right now.
Oh, and if you could help spread the word by "liking" Hip Replacement Recall Help and sharing your favorite pages using the buttons in the navigation bar on the left, and elsewhere throughout the site, I would really appreciate it.
The more people who know about this site, the more time I can devote to creating new content and answering questions.
The site is both free to use, and fully independent. Click here to see how I achieve this.
OK, enough talk. Where to start?
I suggest you begin with an overview of the end to end hip replacement recall process, then work your way down the left hand nav-bar. The site has a simple three tier structure (the Tier 2s are listed in the Left Hand Nav Bar) which I hope you will find fairly intuitive.
Wishing you health and happiness.