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Hips

Normal Anatomy :: Total Hip Replacement THR :: Hip Resurfacing
Hip Arthroscopy :: Femoro Acetabular Impingement FAI

Normal Anatomy of the Hip Joint

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

Hip anatomy


Hip Arthroscopy

Hip Arthroscopy is a relatively new surgical technique that can be effectively employed to treat a variety of hip conditions. Hip arthroscopy has been relatively slow to develop. It was initially believed to be difficult to perform any meaningful surgery based on the constrained anatomy of the joint. Recent developments of new surgical techniques have made arthroscopic hip surgery easier to perform and thus more effective.

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Femoro Acetabular 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. This when left untreated leads to the development of secondary osteoarthritis of the hip.

Femoroacetabular Impingement


Total Hip Replacement (THR)

Total Hip Replacement (THR) procedure replaces all or part 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.

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Total Hip Replacement
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Hip surgery
Handout

Hip Resurfacing

Hip Resurfacing or bone conserving procedure replaces the acetabulum (hip socket) and resurfaces the femoral head. This means the femoral head has some or very little bone removed and replaced with the metal component. This spares the femoral canal. Find out more about Hip Resurfacing from the following options.

Find out more about Hip Resurfacing with the following links.

Hip treatment
Interactive Movie
Hip Resurfacing
Text version
Bone conserving procedure
Handout

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