Hip

The hip joint is made up of the femoral head and the acetabulum. It is a very constrained ball and socket joint where the ball fits almost perfectly in the socket.  Surrounding the socket is a fibrocartilage called the labrum.  Some hip joints develop in life without good coverage of the cup and they are said to be dysplastic. Dysplasia can occur as one develops and the socket does not deepen but stays shallow. People with dysplasia can have...