Painfully worn-out hips are a by-product of diseases such as osteoarthris, rheumatoid arthritis, and congenital anormalities of the hip joint. One of the wonders of modern medicine was the development of a hip replacement procedure in which the old ball and socket are replaced with artificial (metal and plastic) components, eliminating pain and allowing sufferers to walk with ease again. Watch Dr. Steven Schutzer perform a "mini hip replacement" live from Hartford Hospital, December 3rd, 6:00 pm EST. View Webcast

Submit Community Content

If you have orthopedic information that you would like to share with the Orthogate Community, please register/login and submit your news, event, job, article, case or workshop from the Submit Content menu under the My Account area. Learn more!