How does the Hip joint work?
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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.
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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.
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This maybe because part or all of your previous hip replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from very minor adjustments to massive operations replacing significant amounts of bone and hence is difficult to describe in full.
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Please use the links below to get more information from the American American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
- Activities After a Hip Replacement
- Additional Resources on the Hip
- Anesthesia for Hip and Knee Surgery
- Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia Paresthetica)
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Developmental Dislocation (Dysplasia) of the Hip (DDH)
- Falls and Hip Fractures
- Fracture of the Pelvis
- Hip Bursitis
- Hip Dislocation
- Hip Fracture
- Hip Implants
- Hip Strains
- Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip
- Live It Safe-Prevent Broken Hips
- Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
- Muscle Strains in the Thigh
- Osteoarthritis of the Hip
- Osteonecrosis of the Hip
- Pediatric Thighbone (Femur) Fracture
- Preventing Hip Fractures
- Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
- Snapping Hip
- Thighbone (Femur) Fracture
- Total Hip Replacement
- Total Hip Replacement Exercise Guide
- Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip