hip socket


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Noun1.hip socket - the socket part of the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bonehip socket - the socket part of the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bone
socket - a bony hollow into which a structure fits
articulatio, joint, articulation - (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
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The two-day course included theoretical interactive sessions on the management of pelvic and acetabular (hip socket) fractures.
The van ran over Allan, leaving him with 18 rib fractures, a fractured pelvis and hip socket, and a punctured lung.
WASHINGTON -- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, 61, is recovering from a broken pelvis and hip socket that she suffered in a recent cycling accident.
Raw beginners lie down to feel the turnout, the basic rotation of the legs from the hip socket which facilitates greater range of movement.
While not all torn labra are painful, rehab can only do so much if there's a large tear of the cartilage on the rim of the hip socket. Overtime, you may be left with bone rubbing on bone, which could damage the joint.
Arthroscopic surgery may be performed on a hip joint to correct an impingement, a condition that limits range of motion, or to repair a tear in the labrum, a type of cartilage that lines the hip socket.
"We've done everything, including stem cell treatment, to repair the ball in the hip socket.
3 Damaged bone and cartilage are pared away from the hip socket, and a cup-shaped metal socket with a plastic (polyethylene) or ceramic liner is fitted.
When her son Bentley - now aged six - was born, her hip socket fractured in four places which ultimately meant she needed a hip replacement.
Another complication that can arise after surgery is dislocation of the joint, which occurs when the prosthetic that's implanted in the femur pops out of the cup placed in the hip socket, or acetabulum.
The worn out portion of the hip socket (acetabulum) is fitted with a cup, typically made of metal and lined with ceramic.
Sudden onset of pain brought on by a non-contact rotational movement with the foot firmly planted on the ground most commonly suggests a joint sprain or muscle strain, though a more severe mechanism may suggest a tear in the ring of cartilage that lines the rim of the hip socket, called the labrum.