Hip joint is a ball and socket joint. Head of the femur (ball) attaches to the acetabulum (socket) to form the hip joint. Any injury to the joint may cause fracture or dislocation of the joint.Unlike shoulder joint hip joint is more stable and capsule along with muscles and tendons adds to the stability of the joint. Ligaments of the hip joint capsule are one of the strongest and biggest in the human body. Depending on the severity of the injury and the age factor the treatment plan for hip injuries is set.