Normal Anatomy :: Hip Arthroscopy :: Femoroacetabular Impingement
Hip Resurfacing :: Birmingham Hip Resurfacing :: Total Hip Replacement
Anterior Hip Replacement :: Revision Hip Replacement ::Minimally Invasive Revision THR-Anterior Approach ::Revision Total Hip Replacement ::Minimally Invasive Revision Total Hip Replacement
Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint
How does the Hip joint work?
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Hip arthroscopy is a relatively new surgical technique that can be effectively employed to treat a variety of hip conditions.
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Femoro Acetabular Impingement
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 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.
Total Hip Replacement
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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Anterior Hip Replacement
Direct Anterior Hip Replacement is a technique in which hip replacement surgery is performed through an alternative approach compared to conventional hip replacement surgery. Historically, hip replacement surgery was performed utilizing traditional posterior or lateral approaches. This necessitates that certain muscles or tendons are cut in order to access the hip joint and perform the surgery.
Revision Hip Replacement
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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Minimally Invasive Revision THR-Anterior Approach
Total hip replacement is surgical procedure where a part of or the entire hip will be replaced with an artificial device. Revision total hip replacement (THR) surgery is a procedure where the previously performed hip replacement surgery requires revision that may range from minor adjustments to substantial replacement of bone. You will be a candidate for revision THR if you are experiencing pain or have dislocation, loosening of the femoral or acetabular component, infections, or osteolysis.