An animation showing the preparation of the acetabular (hip socket), and how the acetabular component is fitted into the healthy bone and tissue for a hip replacement.
This animation shows the preparation of the femur for total hip replacement with the insertion of the femoral stem.
An animation showing how the cartilage in the hip socket wears away from osteoarthritis, limiting the range of motion for the leg which can cause painful bone spurs to form.
An animation of a hip replacement procedure. Damaged cartilage is removed with a reamer and the metal implants are placed in the bone.