Whether you’re sitting, standing, walking, or bending, your hips are a fundamental component of your daily life. Connecting the thighbone to the trunk, the hip consists of a cup-and-ball-like joint that allows for a great deal of motion in a variety of directions. People of varying ages and lifestyles are susceptible to dozens of different hip conditions and diseases, including osteoarthritis and bursitis. To read more about hip conditions, click here.
At OrthoNorCal Orthopedic Specialists, our hip surgeons have sophisticated training and experience in performing highly specialized hip procedures. Common procedures our hip surgeons perform include total hip replacement, hip revision, total hip arthroplasty, anterior hip replacement, hip impingement surgery, hip labral repair, and hip fracture treatment. Please note that our hip surgeons are proficient in using the latest surgical methods, including minimally invasive techniques.
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Hip Educational Articles
Introduction Hamstring is the common name for the big group of muscles and tendons in the back of your thigh. These powerful muscles are often injured, especially by athletes. Though hamstring injuries can be very painful, they will usually heal on their...read more
Introduction Bones are living tissue relying on blood vessels to bring blood to keep them alive. Most living tissues have blood vessels that come from many directions into the tissue. If one blood vessel is damaged, it may not cause problems. There may be...read more
Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement: New Techniques for Total Hip Replacement May Help Reduce Recovery Time
People suffering from arthritis of the hip must alter their daily activities to deal with pain. Many people find relief in medicines, exercises, and weight-management programs. However, many patients have intense pain that keeps them from enjoying life....read more