Orthopaedic Surgery & Joint Reconstruction
Dr. Khalid Yousuf received the Healing Hands Award at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH). Physician nominees for this award must exemplify LCMH’s core values of Professionalism, Compassion, Quality, & Responsibility.
The hip joint is the largest weight-bearing joint in the human body. It is also referred to as a ball and socket joint and is surrounded by muscles, ligaments, and tendons. The thigh bone or femur and the pelvis join to form the hip joint. Any injury or disease of the hip will adversely affect the joint's range of motion and ability to bear weight.
The hip joint is made up of the following: