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According to WebMD, hip joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which both parts of a bone in a damaged joint are replaced to create a new joint surface. Most of the time, the procedure is performed under general an... More »

Treatment options for hip joint pain include over-the-counter pain medications, ice packs, arthritis medications and low-impact exercise, as listed by WebMD. The most effective treatment varies depending on the underlyin... More »

The hip is between the trunk of the body and the thigh, according to InnerBody. It consists of the os coxa, or the hip bone, and the head of the femur, or thighbone. More »

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Hip replacement surgery entails an operation under general anesthesia to remove the damaged joint and replace it with an artificial ball and socket joint, according to Mayo Clinic. Hip replacement surgery is reserved for... More »

Hip bone spur surgery is a surgical procedure where physicians open the hip joint by making incisions and clean out the bone spurs and loose bodies in the hip, explains the Hospital for Special Surgery. Surgeons insert i... More »

Bone marrow edema of the hip joint occurs when the bone marrow inside the hip bone becomes inflamed and filled with fluid, explains the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. A hip bone with bone marrow edema appears ... More »

Hip resurfacing involves surgery to reshape or replace the damaged surface of the femoral head of the femur, or the socket where the femur is connected to the hip joint. Hip replacement involves surgery to replace the da... More »