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Aug 122014

Hinge joint

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A body joint, such as the elbow and knee, that allows for movement in one plane, such as up and down.

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Aug 122014

Hip resurfacing

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A type of arthroplasty surgery which has been developed as an alternative to total hip replacement. Hip resurfacing includes less bone removal and is generally suitable for younger patients who suffer from non-inflammatory arthritis and who are not morbidly obese. Potential complications from hip resurfacing as compared to total hip ...

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