How does the Hip joint work?
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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.
Hip arthroscopy is a relatively new surgical technique that can be effectively employed to treat a variety of hip conditions.
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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.
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This maybe because complete or a part of your previous hip replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from a minor adjustment to a massive operation replacing significant amount of bone and hence is difficult to describe in full.
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The hip joint is one of the body’s largest weight-bearing joints and is the point where the thigh bone (femur) and the pelvis (acetabulum) join. It is a ball and socket joint in which the head of the femur is the ball and the pelvic acetabulum forms the socket. The joint surface is covered by a smooth articular cartilage that cushions and enables smooth movements of the joint.
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Hip abductors are a major group of muscles found in the buttocks. They include the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and tensor fascia lata muscles.
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