How does the Hip joint work?
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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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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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Hip bursitis is a painful condition caused by inflammation of a bursa in the hip. Bursae are fluid filled sacs present in joints between bone and soft tissue to reduce friction and provide cushioning during movement.
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The Anterior Approach for hip replacement is a unique tissue sparing alternative to the traditional posterior or lateral approaches. By using this muscle sparing method patients may have, less pain post-operatively, a shorter hospital stay, and a quicker recovery.
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