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Jideofor Okonkwo Become More Agile and Pain-Free with a New Hip by Dr. Vijay Bose

Posted on the 19 October 2019 by Anan Adisa

" My name is Jideofor Okonkwo resident of Nigeria; I had always believed that age is just a number. I'm currently in my sixties, but I feel like a 21-year-old, being a father of two young children, an active guy who worked full-time as a retail manager and is very active outside of his job. Some of his favorite hobbies include camping, biking, working out, cruising and spending time with family and friends. I have been active my whole life, Being active is part of his very being. I wanted to live life to the fullest, so that includes remaining healthy and active.

Jideofor Okonkwo Become More Agile and Pain-Free with a New Hip by Dr. Vijay Bose

Last year there was a grand naming ceremony of my grandchild has held; the ceremony is one of the most celebrated activity in Nigeria. That is in which family, friends and well-wishers acquire to celebrate the latest member of the family. The party reaches a climax when the new child receives his or her name. In Nigeria, this occasion is usually a big deal as deciding on Nigerian boy names or girl names is very crucial. We had a huge celebration and I was happy and proud of my family.

Next day I noticed a nagging pain in my groin whenever I was out jogging. For few days I preferred taking rest as I thought it might be due to the celebration we had, but as the pain continued. My visits with three different doctors resulted in a diagnosis of arthritis in both hips. I wisely concluded that my condition had progressed beyond "normal" and it was time for professional help. As it is very difficult to get latest technology and infrastructure at Nigerian hospitals, I started looking for option outside the country.

In my search for solutions, I came in contact with joint replacement surgery service India; they fully outlined the services provided, and costs related there to, testimonials from other clients, benefits and risks. That was fully forthcoming on all issues. Then I spoke to a case manager appointed to me to who I forwarded my reports at [email protected]. Thereafter I was put in contact with Dr. Vijay C. Bose India's top hip replacement surgeon who, with his surgical and support services, undertook a comprehensive assessment of my situation.

That assessment was thorough, complete in every way, demanding of all necessary reports and examinations necessary to fully understand me, my general state of health, and prospects for successful surgery. All elements of the surgery ...and risks and benefits associated therewith... were discussed. I completed my thorough assessment of this opportunity and quickly determined to proceed. Final arrangements were completed by joint replacement surgery service India who took care for my visa, air tickets, pick and drop from airport and even booked my hotel as per my choice.

On arrival to India, I met Dr. Vijay C. Bose and discussed the pain that was limiting my activities, due to age and injury; the cartilage can wear down or become damaged. To relieve my pain, he recommended a hip replacement. "Arthritis leads to inflammation of the total hip replacement surgery, without hesitation I schedule my surgery. My surgery my recovery went very well. I had to spend three nights in the hospital and my recovery went very smoothly and quickly. I definitely received the personal attention I was hoping for, after getting discharged when I was at hotel, Dr. Bose and his nurse practitioner, responded quickly to the few concerns and questions I had.

Dr. Vijay C. Bose practices at the Apollo specialty hospital, India and is the chief surgeon of the joint reconstruction unit, Chennai; His special interest is in hip reconstruction of the younger patient. This unit attracts patients from everywhere in the world for hip reconstructive surgery. He has been performing hip resurfacing for more than 15 years and has now done extra than 2000 hip resurfacing surgical procedures. He has the most experience of hip reconstructive surgical procedure in avascular necrosis (AVN), Coxa Vara & Ankylosing spondylitis. Recently he has brought the bone conserving shoulder resurfacing technique once more for the first time in India at Apollo specialty Hospital, Chennai.

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