Anatomy of the Hip Joint

By Ehren Allen, Certified Manual Therapist/Physical Therapist

Anatomy of the Hip Joint

The hip joint is one of the largest weight-bearing joints in the body. This ball-and-socket joint allows the leg to move and rotate while keeping the body stable and balanced. Let’s take a closer look at the main parts of the hip joint’s anatomy. Furthermore, please watch this video about the Anatomy of the Hip Joint.

Hip Anatomy

Anatomy of the Hip Joint







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JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP Fracture care. Make an appointment with a JOI Hip Orthopedic Specialist by calling (904) JOI-2000. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. Also, to learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care.

By: Ehren Allen, DPT/Certified Manual Therapist

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