Hip

Normal Anatomy of the Hip Joint

The thigh bone, femur, and acetabulum of the pelvis join to form the hip joint. The hip joint is a “ball and socket” joint. The “ball” is the head of the femur, or thigh bone, and the “socket” is the cup shaped acetabulum. The joint surface is covered by a smooth articular surface that allows pain free movement in the joint.

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Hip Fracture

 A hip fracture is a break that occurs in the upper part of the femur (thigh bone). Hip fractures are most frequently caused after minor trauma in elderly patients with weak bones, and by a high-energy trauma or serious injuries in young people.

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Total Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged cartilage and bone is removed from the hip joint and replaced with artificial components.

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Anterior Hip Replacement

Anterior Hip Replacement is a minimally invasive, muscle sparing surgery using an alternative approach to traditional hip replacement surgery.

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Revision Hip Replacement

At times, hip replacement implants can wear out for various reasons and may need to be replaced. Revision hip replacement removes your failed hip implants from a previous total hip replacement surgery, and replaces them with new ones.

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