PD Dr. med Andreas L. Oberholzer (Specialist in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery) is specialized in all the lower extremities such as hip, knee, foot and ankle at the Centre for Joint and Sport Surgery at the private Pyramide Klinik am See in Zurich.   With vast experience and in familiar surroundings, the specialist in orthopaedics and trauma surgery offers a wide range of therapies and surgical procedures, including trauma surgery, orthopaedic surgery, arthroplasty (artificial ...

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Osteoarthritis of the hip PD Dr. med. Andreas L. Oberholzer helps patients with osteo-arthritis of the hip at the Centre for Joint and Sport Surgery at the private Pyramide Klinik am See in Zurich to achieve rapid and pain-free walking thanks to a minimally invasive surgical technique. Osteoarthritis is wear and tear of the joint cartilage, which every person is prone to with increasing age. If the osteoarthritis intensifies, certain points on the joint will no longer be covered with protective cartilage, which may lead to pain and the other consequences, such as an unsteady gait and restricted movement. Symptoms of osteoarthritis of the hip  Osteoarthritis can differ in intensity, depending on the person. The following symptoms, amongst others, can occur: - Load-induced pain (➞ limping gait) - Movement-induced pain - Start-up pain - Inflammatory pain - Deformation of the joint (➞ shortening of the leg ➞ pelvic misalignment ➞ backache) - Unsteady gait with a risk of falling - Restricted movement (e.g. difficulty putting on socks/stockings) - Muscle tension, muscle contractions and muscle weakness ...

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44 388 16 16

Bellerivestrasse 34
8008 Zurich (SWITZERLAND)

Opening hoursMon - Fri 08:00-12:00 13:00-17:30

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