Total hip replacement surgery is used to replace a painful hip joint with an artificial hip prosthesis made of metal and plastic. The artificial hip replacement restores the normal function of the natural hip joint.
Like any joint replacement procedure, total hip replacement surgery will require ample... Read more
Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, is a gradual breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Cartilage is tough, flexible connective tissue that protects the ends of bones in the joints. Osteoarthritis is common in the hip because the hip bears the weight of the body. Osteoarthritis of... Read more
A fracture of the hip is a serious injury that most commonly affects the elderly. A hip fracture usually refers to a break of the head or neck of the femur, but it can also refer to a break of the pelvis, which contains the hip... Read more
Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique used to treat hip conditions such as labral tears, loose bodies, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), and snapping hip.
During a hip arthroscopy procedure, your hip doctor will insert a small camera, called an arthroscope, into your hip joint. The camera... Read more
Hip replacement surgery removes the damaged joint lining and replaces the joint surfaces with an artificial implant that functions similarly to a normal hip. A minimally invasive alternative to a traditional hip replacement surgery is anterior hip replacement surgery. This hip replacement technique achieves the same... Read more
Our hip doctors at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of hip injuries and conditions.
Hip pain can be the result of a condition that has developed over time, such as bursitis and arthritis, or of a recent hip injury, such as... Read more