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Karen Cude – Anterior Approach Hip Replacement Success Story

Anterior approach hip replacement patient success stories – Methodist Dallas Medical Center 

Karen Cude - Anterior Approach Hip Replacement Success Story"I don't feel any pain. I feel like I'm ready to go dancing!" – anterior approach hip replacement surgery patient Karen Cude



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Methodist Joint Academy and anterior approach to hip replacement patient success story, Karen CudeKaren Cude, anterior approach hip replacement surgery patient of Dr. Phil Berry, independently practicing orthopedic surgeon, shares her success story. Watch this video to follow her journey from the Methodist Joint Academy, a free educational workshop that prepares patients, both mentally and physically, for joint replacement surgery, to the anterior approach hip replacement surgery at Methodist Dallas Medical Center that allowed her to walk, without pain, just hours after surgery.

Also, watch Mike Arnold, anterior approach hip replacement patient and Joint Academy student, share his success story and his return to work and his exercise routine after the surgery.

"I actually did my (anterior approach hip replacement) surgery on Tuesday and was back into the gymnasium working out on Friday. The last pain I ever felt was when I took the last step to get into bed to go to the O.R." – anterior approach hip replacement patient Mike Arnold


Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff, including those practicing in connection with the Methodist Joint Academy, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System, Methodist Dallas Medical Center, or Methodist Charlton Medical Center, or any other affiliated institution.

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