Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint
How does the Hip joint work?
Find out more in this web-based movie.
Hip arthroscopy is a relatively new surgical technique that can be effectively employed to treat a variety of hip conditions.
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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.
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Click on the topics below to find out more from the Orthopaedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
- Hamstring Muscle Injuries
- Hip Dislocation
- Hip Fractures
- Hip Strains
- Muscle Strains in the Thigh
- Developmental Dislocation (Dysplasia) of the Hip (DDH)
- Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
- Hip Bursitis
- Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip
- Osteoarthritis of the Hip
- Osteonecrosis of the Hip
- Perthes Disease
- Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
- Snapping Hip
- Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip
- Activities After Hip Replacement
- Anesthesia for Hip and Knee Surgery
- Hip Arthroscopy
- Hip Conditioning Program
- Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
- Total Hip Replacement
- Total Hip Replacement Exercise Guide
- Hip Fracture Prevention
- Additional Resources on the Hip
- How to Use Crutches, Canes and Walkers
- View a list of all Joint Replacement articles
- Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor’s Visit
- Orthopaedic Evidence-Based Medicine
- Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Surgery
- The Physician-Patient Relationship: The Importance of Good Communication