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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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  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty

    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.

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  • What Does a Hip Labral Tear Feel Like?

    What Does a Hip Labral Tear Feel Like?

    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.

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  • Hip Injuries in Adolescents

    Hip Injuries in Adolescents

    A wide variety of hip injuries can occur in adolescents. These include acute injuries acquired during contact sports, chronic overuse injuries from high impact activities, and manifestations of pediatric hip diseases that become symptomatic when children reach their late teenage years.

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  • What is Hip Resurfacing?

    What is Hip Resurfacing?

    Hip resurfacing is a bone-saving alternative to total hip replacement. This conservative surgical procedure aims to restore hip mobility and function by relining the hip joint; most of the healthy hip bone is preserved. The end of the thigh bone that fits into the hip socket is trimmed back to remove only the arthritic or damaged portion, leaving the healthy part of the bone untouched. The surface is then covered with a thin, smooth metal dome.

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  • Benefits of Rapid Recovery Hip Replacement Surgery

    Benefits of Rapid Recovery Hip Replacement Surgery

    Individuals who are unable to perform activities of daily living due to bone-on-bone hip osteoarthritis are best treated with total hip replacement (THR). While there are a plethora of benefits associated with THR, a prolonged postoperative rehabilitation period is one of the drawbacks of this procedure. However, with rapid recovery hip replacement surgery, patients can expect to fast track their recuperation.

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  • Can Regenerative Medicine Help Me Avoid Hip Surgery?

    Can Regenerative Medicine Help Me Avoid Hip Surgery?

    Are you still suffering from chronic hip pain because you become anxious at the thought of undergoing surgery? If so, regenerative medicine may be right for you.

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  • Common Work from Home Injuries and How to Avoid Them

    Common Work from Home Injuries and How to Avoid Them

    As the COVID-19 pandemic forced many to work from home, it is clear that “work from anywhere” is not a temporary situation, but rather a part of what many have dubbed “the new normal.” Whether it’s a total shift to remote work, or some kind of hybrid schedule, professionals across the globe will find themselves logging on from home, or other unique locations, more often than ever before.

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