The hip joint, scientifically referred to as the acetabulofemoral joint (art. coxae), is the joint between the femur and acetabulum of the pelvis, and its primary function is to support the weight of the body in both static (e.g. standing) and dynamic (e.g. walking or running) postures.
In this operation, damaged cartilage - bone is removed and then replaced with a ball & socket to restore the alignment and function of the hip joint. Many different types of designs and materials are currently used in artificial hip joints. All of them consist of two basic components.Read more
Knee replacement, also known as knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint to relieve pain and disability. It is most commonly performed for osteoarthritis, and also for other knee diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.Read more