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Hip

Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint

How does the Hip joint work?
Find out more in this web-based movie.

Hip Arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy is a relatively new surgical technique that can be effectively employed to treat a variety of hip conditions.

Find out more about Hip Arthroscopy with the following link.

Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition resulting from abnormal pressure and friction between the ball and socket of the hip joint, resulting in pain and progressive hip dysfunction. When left untreated, FAI may lead to the development of secondary osteoarthritis of the hip.

Total Hip Replacement (THR)

During Total Hip Replacement (THR), the surgeon replaces the damaged sections of the hip joint with an artificial device (prosthesis) to eliminate pain and restore joint movement.

Find out more about Total Hip Replacement (THR) with the following links.

 

 

Click on the topics below to find out more from the Orthopaedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orange County Medical Association