Total Hip Replacement

A total hip replacement, also known as total hip arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure that replaces both surfaces of the patient’s damaged hip joint with artificial components to restore mobility and relieve pain. The hip joint is a ball and socket joint where the femoral head (the ball) moves within the acetabulum (the socket). The […]

Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement is an artificial ball and socket which replaces the painful bone surfaces and restores smooth motion of the joint. The new socket fits into the pelvis tightly so that bone grows into the implant. A plastic liner locks into the socket as the bearing surface. Metal liners have been associated with early failures. […]