Hip Replacement Surgeons Cottonwood AZ

Local resource for hip replacement surgeons in Cottonwood. Includes detailed information on local clinics that provide access to hip replacement surgery, as well as advice and content on how the hip joints work, how to ease the pain in your hip, and how to prevent hip injuries from occurring.

Jack Winfred Wylie
(928) 634-1112
450 S Willard St
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Jack Win Wylie, MD
(928) 634-1112
450 S Willard St Ste 101
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1980

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Geoffrey H Cook
(928) 282-1522
75 Tortilla Dr
Sedona, AZ
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Joseph H Reno, MD
(928) 779-2351
405 Jacks Canyon Rd Apt 105
Sedona, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Geoffrey H Cook, MD
(928) 282-1522
75 Tortilla Dr
Sedona, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1983

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Thomas Joseph Peters, MD
(928) 634-0123
651 W Mingus Ave Ste 1F
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1972

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Lawrence Blumen, MD
651 West Mingus South
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1957

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Hobart E Klaaren, MD
(937) 220-2091
51 El Camino Tesoros
Sedona, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Brad J Woodford, DMD
(928) 282-0012
1146 W Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Hobart E Klaaren, MD FACS
(513) 298-3713
51 El Camino Tesoros
Sedona, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Michigan
Graduation Year: 1949

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Anatomy of the Hip

The hip joint is a ball and socket joint. The ball is formed by the top of the thigh bone (the femur) and is called the "head" of the femur. The socket is formed by the bones of the pelvis and is called the acetabulum. Muscles, ligaments and tendons help hold the head of the femur in the acetabulum (the ball in the socket).

Articular cartilage is a smooth shiny material that covers the head of the femur and the acetabulum. Articular cartilage covers the bony surfaces wherever they come into contact with each other. Articular cartilage allows the head of the femur to move easily inside the acetabulum as the leg moves. Fluid also helps the head of the femur move easily inside the acetabulum. This fluid (called synovial fluid) provides nourishment and lubrication to the hip joint.

The hip joint is surrounded by a strong "bag" called a joint capsule. Ligaments are like strong ropes that help connect bones and provide stability to joints. Ligaments reinforce the capsule and connect the head of the femur to the acetabulum. These ligaments help prevent the head of the femur from coming out of the acetabulum. Larger, stronger ligaments also provide stability to the hip joint.

The acetabulum has a ring of tissue around it called the labrum. The labrum also helps provide stability to the hip.

Tendons connect muscles to bone. There are many muscles that surround the hip joint. These muscles and their tendons provide stability to the hip joint when the leg is moved. These muscles are also necessary for activities such as walking, running and jumping.

The hamstring muscles (at the back of the leg) act with the gluteus maximus (the "butt muscle") to move the leg backwards at the hip. The hip flexors (iliopsoas and rectus femoris) move the leg forward at the hip. The groin muscles (adductor magnus and longus) move leg toward th...

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Osteonecrosis of the Hip

The hip joint is a ball and socket joint. The ball is formed by the top of the thigh bone (the femur) and is called the "head" of the femur. The socket is formed by the bones of the pelvis and is called the acetabulum.

Articular cartilage is a smooth shiny material that covers the head of the femur and the acetabulum. Articular cartilage allows the head of the femur to move easily inside the acetabulum.

The term osteonecrosis is the term used to describe bone dying ("osteo" meaning bone and "necrosis" meaning dying). In osteonecrosis of the hip there is an interruption of the blood supply to the head of the femur. Without blood, the bone that forms the head of the femur and the articular cartilage that covers it can not get the nutrients that they need. The bone eventually dies. The head of the femur can lose its strength and collapse. The articular cartilage also breaks down.

What causes the blood supply to the head of the femur to be interrupted is not clear. It seems to occur more often in people aged 20 to 50 and in people with certain chronic (long term) medical conditions. Other risk factors for osteonecrosis of the hip include:

  • Alcoholism
  • Hip fracture or dislocation of the hip
  • The use of corticosteroid medications

The treatment of osteonecrosis of the hip depends on its s...

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