Mr Josh Kempthorne - Christchurch Hip, Knee & Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgeon
An incision (cut) is made on the side of the thigh to allow the surgeon access to the hip joint. The diseased and damaged parts of the hip joint are removed and replaced with smooth, artificial metal ‘ball’ and plastic ‘socket’ parts.
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