Hip

Hip Surgeons

Dr Phil Aubin
Dr Phil Aubin

Lower Extremity : Hip, Knee, Foot & Ankle and Trauma

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Dr Alexander Burns
Dr Alexander Burns
Hip & Knee Joint Replacement, Trauma & Sports Injuries

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Dr Gawel Kulisiewicz
Dr Gawel Kulisiewicz
Hip, Knee, Foot, Ankle & Trauma

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Dr Damian Smith
Dr Damian Smith

Lower Limb Arthroplasty, Knee Reconstruction, Trauma & Sports Injuries

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Professor Paul Smith
Professor Paul Smith

Hip, Knee, Pelvis, Joint Replacment & Trauma

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Dr Nicholas Tsai
Dr Nicholas Tsai
Trauma, Spine, Hip & Knee

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Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint

How does the Hip joint work?
Find out more in this web based movie.

Hip Arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy is a relatively new surgical technique that can be effectively employed to treat a variety of hip conditions.

Find out more about Hip Arthroscopy with the following link

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 all or part of the hip joint with an artificial device (prosthesis) to eliminate pain and restore joint movement.

Find out more about Total Hip Replacement (THR) with the following links.

Hip Resurfacing

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.

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Revision Hip Replacement

A Revision Hip Replacement may be recommended when part (or your complete) previous hip replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from a very minor adjustment to a massive operation replacing significant amount of bone and hence is difficult to describe in full.

Find out more about Revision Hip Replacement with the following links.

 

Click on the topics below to find out more from the Orthopaedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.