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The Causes And Treatments Of Hip Osteotomy

@page { margin: 2cm } p { margin-bottom: 0.25cm; direction: ltr; line-height: 115%; text-align: left; orphans: 2; widows: 2 } a:link { so-language: zxx } Osteotomy is a general term used for procedures which involve resizing, reshaping or reorientating a bone to re-establish the functions of a joint. Accordingly, a hip osteotomy is the surgical procedure of altering one of the two bones of the hip joint to re-establish the joint’s movements. The hip joint is a ball-socket type of joint where the upper end of the femur (thighbone) makes the ball known as ‘femoral head’ and the bottom socket of the pelvic bone called ‘acetabulum’. The femoral head freely rotates in the pelvic socket moving forwards, backwards and sideways. Why Is Hip Osteotomy Performed? The hip joint is the most extensively used joint and hence, is prone to damage through a myriad of conditions. Some of the most common...
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