Today, Mom got THR surgery, otherwise known as Total Hip Replacement. Her right hip has been worn down for a couple of years now, causing her not only to limp around, but also a great amount of pain.
Because I am a very curious person, I of course turned to the internet (primarily howstuffworks.com and youtube.com) for more information on this surgery.
Here's a very informative video I found on Youtube. Be forewarned, it is a little graphic, and may not be suitable for all persons (Jessica, I'm talking to you!):