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  • Can a Surgeon’s Experience Affect Hip Arthroscopy Outcomes?

    Can a Surgeon’s Experience Affect Hip Arthroscopy Outcomes?

    At American Hip Institute we work with many student and professional athletes. Every dedicated athlete understands the common saying “practice makes perfect”.

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  • Is Robotic Surgery More Expensive?

    Is Robotic Surgery More Expensive?

    Any surgical procedure is costly. With the expansion of robotic technology and its use in orthopedic surgery, many patients would like to know if robotic surgery is more expensive.

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  • Tennis Player?  Get Back on the Courts with Hip Arthroscopy

    Tennis Player? Get Back on the Courts with Hip Arthroscopy

    Tennis is in full swing! We see it on the courts in our cities and on the TV in our homes. Tennis is a great sport for all ages and abilities. If you are staying off the courts due to a hip injury, hip arthroscopy may be a treatment option that can get you back in the game.

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  • 3 Simple Yoga Poses for Healthy Hips

    3 Simple Yoga Poses for Healthy Hips

    Do you suffer from a tight lower back or muscle stiffness and pain? This pain could be the result of tight hips. Keeping your hips strong and healthy is essential for sitting, standing, walking, and most physical activities.

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  • Could IT Band Syndrome Be the Cause of My Hip Pain?

    Could IT Band Syndrome Be the Cause of My Hip Pain?

    IT band syndrome is caused by overuse, and is common in endurance athletes like runners and bikers. It affects the tissue that runs from the side of your hip all the way down past your knee.

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  • The Value of Medical Research for Orthopedic Patients

    The Value of Medical Research for Orthopedic Patients

    Medical research studies greatly contribute to patient outcomes and give us evidence-based knowledge about orthopedic treatment options. Research studies are an important factor for continuing to improve outcomes for all orthopedic patients.

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  • Favorable Patient Outcomes with Hip Arthroscopy

    Favorable Patient Outcomes with Hip Arthroscopy

    Many types of underlying health issues or injuries can cause debilitating hip pain. I see patients almost every day who are looking for solutions to hip pain that is disrupting their daily lives. Two common causes of hip pain are hip dysplasia and ligament teres tears. If you have been diagnosed with either of these, you have several options for treatment.

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  • What Causes Hip Impingement?

    What Causes Hip Impingement?

    The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint formed by the ball-shaped end of the thigh bone and the hip socket. Under normal conditions, the ‘ball’ moves smoothly within the socket, allowing a wide range of motion. Sometimes the smooth movement of the hip is prevented by a condition known as hip impingement.

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  • Is My Hip Pain Serious?

    Is My Hip Pain Serious?

    Chronic hip pain that interferes with daily activities or seems to be worsening with time could be a symptom of a serious underlying hip condition. It may be time to visit an orthopedic hip specialist for evaluation and treatment.

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