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It’s Hip to Be Pain Free

How a revolutionary hip replacement procedure relieved a lifetime of pain

For 54-year-old Linda MacInnes, life with chronic pain was nothing new. The Murrieta resident spent years in and out of pain due to degenerative issues and had two spinal fusions. When the pain returned a decade later, she was hit with a with a surprise diagnosis. The back pain she had been feeling was actually caused by a bad hip.

MacInnes sought the help of Scripps Clinic orthopedic surgeon Anna Kulidjian, MD, who performed a new less invasive type of hip replacement. MacInnes recovered quickly thanks to the innovative surgical approach and was able to get back to doing what she loves. Read more of her remarkable story here.

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