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Total Hip Replacement is a surgical operation involving the replacement of the cup-shaped hip socket and the ball of the thigh bone that have worn from arthritis, or from other conditions which deteriorate the cartilage and bone of the joint. In cases requiring Total Hip Replacement, the cartilage becomes worn and the underlying bone develops spurs and various irregularities which produce pain and loss of motion.
Visit our Patient Education page for the full Library of 50 specific Orthopedic Surgical Procedures in 3D Animation. Produced by an experienced team of medical writers, 3D animators, and project managers with a detailed understanding of anatomy and surgery; they take complex surgical procedures and animate the steps to tell a visually stunning story in 3D that is both educational and entertaining. Each animation is embedded with an illustrated script which can be shared, viewed or printed separately.