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  • 5 Things You Should Know About Your Hip Joint Before Undergoing Surgery

    5 Things You Should Know About Your Hip Joint Before Undergoing Surgery

    Your hip joint can withstand many times your bodyweight while performing a wide range of activities. But despite its sturdy nature, the hip is subject to age-related deterioration or acute injuries which may necessitate surgical treatment. Here are 5 things you should know about your hip joint before undergoing surgery:

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  • Alternatives to Hip Replacement for Hip Pain

    Alternatives to Hip Replacement for Hip Pain

    Chronic hip pain not improving with conservative treatment? Joint replacement doesn’t have to be your only solution! At the American Hip Institute, we offer less invasive alternatives to hip replacement to preserve or restore hip function.

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  • What is Hip Arthroscopy?

    What is Hip Arthroscopy?

    Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure to repair torn or damaged structures inside the hip joint. It can be performed as an outpatient procedure through small keyhole incisions. A hip arthroscopy may allow you to save your hip rather than have it replaced.

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  • Treating Hip Pointers in Football Players

    Treating Hip Pointers in Football Players

    With the kick-off of the NFL season, North America’s favorite sport once again takes the centerstage in the hearts and minds of countless sports enthusiasts across the country. Many will undoubtedly be inspired to emulate the amazing physical feats displayed on the sporting arena. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a more serious athlete, sporting injuries are something you need to be prepared for.

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  • Innovative Treatments for Hip Injuries

    Innovative Treatments for Hip Injuries

    Do you have a hip injury that hasn’t healed well with nonsurgical treatment and you would rather not undergo surgery? You might be a candidate for orthobiologics – an innovative regenerative medicine treatment that enhances your body’s natural healing capacity.

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  • The Most Common Causes of Hip Pain

    The Most Common Causes of Hip Pain

    Your hip joint is one of the largest joints in your body. Being a ball-and-socket joint, it fits together in such a way as to allow a very wide range of movement across multiple planes and yet is sturdy enough to withstand many times your bodyweight with activities like running and jumping.

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  • Is Smoking Bad for Your Joints?

    Is Smoking Bad for Your Joints?

    Smoking is related to poor heart health, respiratory disease, and many forms of cancers. But did you know that smoking also negatively impacts joint health?

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  • What You Need to Know About Hip Replacement Surgery

    What You Need to Know About Hip Replacement Surgery

    Hip replacement is one of the most successful joint replacement surgeries performed in the US today. At the American Hip Institute, hip replacement is routinely performed as an outpatient procedure with greater than 99% accuracy in implant placement.

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  • How Falls Can Injure Your Hips

    How Falls Can Injure Your Hips

    Did you know that 95% of the hip fractures are caused by falls, usually falling sideways? As your hips are one of the widest parts of your skeleton, they are prone to take most of the impact of the fall resulting in different types of hip injuries.

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  • Advances in Regenerative Medicine for Hip Pain

    Advances in Regenerative Medicine for Hip Pain

    Regenerative Medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with the regrowth of functional tissue to heal injuries. It may be an alternate solution for hip tendon, cartilage, ligament, and muscle injuries that do not respond well to conservative therapy. The different innovative and advanced regenerative medicine procedures include:

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