Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint
How does the Hip joint work?
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Femoro Acetabular Impingement FAI
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.
Total Hip Replacement (THR)
Total Hip Replacement (THR) procedure replaces total or part of the hip joint with an artificial device (prosthesis) to alleviate pain and restore joint movement.
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Revision Hip Replacement
This may be because complete or a part of your previous hip replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from a very minor adjustment to a massive operation replacing a significant amount of bone and hence is difficult to describe in full.
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