Dr Emmanuel
Dr Emmanuel
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Hip

Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint

The thigh bone, femur, and the pelvis, acetabulum, join to form the hip joint. The hip joint is a “ball and socket” joint. The “ball” is the head of the femur, or thigh bone, and the “socket” is the cup shaped acetabulum.

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Conditions

Procedures

Click on the topics below to find out more from the orthopedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

  • North American Spine Society
  • California Medical Association
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society