WHY CHOOSE DR. CORBÍ CLINIC (SPAIN) AS A MEDICAL DESTINATION?
DR. CORBÍ is a professional and highly skilled with wide experience in hip and knee surgery and the hability to offer the best solutions and the most advanced techniques to our patients.
We have a tailor-made international department set up specially to take care of our visitors from overseas. Dr. Corbí offers specific and personalized solutions for every case.
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ABOUT DR. CORBI CLINIC
Dr. Corbi has accumulated more than ten years of this type of surgery, with excellent results
In addition, he is constantly updating knowledge to apply the most appropriate techniques to each clinical case, seeking to optimize an optimal result that is less invasive and with the earliest possible recovery.
He is passionate about sports medicine and the surgical treatment of arthrosis in the hip, knee and foot.
He has made stays in different European and American centers as a year of fellowship in the surgical treatment of hip and knee pathology at the «Lyon School of Surgery» and a stay at the «Hospital for Special Surgery» in New York learning about the pathology in the athlete.
In addition, combining with the consultation and operating room, I work as a 6th professor of Medicine at the Catholic University of Valencia and also in the Master of Manual Physiotherapy at the University of Valencia
HOW DOES KNEE/ HIP REPLACEMENT IS?
The pain caused by osteoarthritis is a consequence of the wear of cartilage. The cartilage does not have nerve endings so when there is an injury it does not hurt. But when it disappears, it leaves exposed the bone that does have pain receptors and for this reason it causes so much pain and is so invalidating
Total Knee Replacement
The placement of a total knee prosthesis is to replace the damaged surfaces with a new joint that fulfills the same function. The joints are replaced both in the femur and in the tibia resting on healthy bone. Between these surfaces, a mobile material known as «polyethylene» is placed, which favors the wearing out of the new joint surfaces, which are a chromium-cobalt alloy.
The objective of placing a total knee prosthesis is to remove the pain and recover the functionality of the operated knee.
The expectation of most elderly people is that the prosthesis should not be changed for the rest of their life. It will provide years of well-being without pain, achievement otherwise impossible.
The future is very promising for those patients with a total knee prosthesis.
Total hip replacement
The total replacement of the hip is an operation aimed at replacing the hip joint that is damaged, usually by osteoarthritis. The hip joint is a spherical joint. The sphere is formed by the head of the thigh bone (Femur) and is perfectly articulated with the cavity in the pelvis (Acetabulum).
Arthrosis causes pain, deformity and loss of mobility.
In hip replacement surgery, the surgeon replaces the worn head of the hip bone (femur) with a metallic or ceramic sphere that is attached to a stem or stem, usually made of titanium. Place in the cavity of the pelvis (acetabulum) a dome made of a special plastic: polyethylene, ceramic, or metal, called a cup. The prosthesis can be anchored in the bone by means of a cement or be fixed by means of a snap fit without cement.
The materials used are designed to allow mobility similar to that of a normal joint, being durable and resistant to wear. The type of prosthesis used will depend on the patient’s age and physical conditions.
When the surgeon performs a hip replacement, it has four fundamental objectives:
- Pain relief.
- Recovery of mobility. The degree of recovery depends on how rigid the joint was before the intervention. Everyday activities should be able to be done without limitations: walking, dressing, driving a car … Depending on the age of the patient, practicing some sports should also be possible (walking, golf, cycling, swimming).
- Correction of the deformity, recovery of the length and correction of lameness.
- Maintenance of long-term results.
HOW WILL YOUR TREATMENT BE - FIRST TRIP
Airport pick-up service and transfer to the Hotel
First night accommodation, in the beach hotel
First consultation and medical examination to prepare the surgery.
SURGERY AND RECOVERY IN THE HOSPITAL
Dr. Corbí is ready to start the surgery, after that you´ll stay at hospital during a few days
RECOVERY IN 5 STAR HOTEL
Our phisioterapys care of you in the hotel to start your new life out of pain. The trip lasts around 20 days
Our patients come first, they are our number one concern. That’s why we have a dedicated team
ADVANTAGES OF HAVING TREATMENT AT DR. CORBÍ CLINIC
NO WAITING LIST
The patients can start the orthopedic treatment when they decide
FRIENDLY AND GOOD PRICE DESTINATION
In Spain we have a high level quality in hospitals and hotel with affordable price
GOOD WEATHER FOR YOUR RECOVERY
You can recovery in one of the best hotels in front of the mediterranean coast and you enjoy the sun and the beach while doing the rehabilitation program.
BEST DOCTOR AND METHODOLOGY
Doctor Corbí have a long time experience in the field of Orthopaedics . With a comprehensive and holistic vision of the treatment, and direct communication.
Come visit our great facilities in the heart of downtown Valencia.
Dr. Corbí has grown to become a reference in Traumatology and Orthopedics medicine in Spain.
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