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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A hip replacement, also known as a total hip replacement, is usually done when severe damage from arthritis or injury has made it difficult for you to perform routine activities because of severe hip pain or a restricted range of motion. With a minimally invasive hip replacement, you can expect to get back to your active lifestyle with minimum delay.
A clicking or locking feeling in the hip, deep pain in the buttocks or groin area, and stiffness of the hip that disrupts normal function are some of the common signs and symptoms of a hip labral tear. Hip labral tears are difficult to diagnose and are often misdiagnosed for many months after the tear occurs.