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