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Ultrasonography & Advanced Imaging

Advanced imaging may be recommended during your appointment at Nashville Hip Institute (NHI). We carefully consider our patients’ specific needs and any previous imaging completed prior to recommending further diagnostic testing or imaging. We want [...]

Ultrasonography & Advanced Imaging

Ischiofemoral Impingement Treatment

It is only within the last few years that the details of ischiofemoral impingement have been understood. For severe cases that fail conservative treatment, surgical techniques have now been developed. Rarely is this necessary [...]

Ischiofemoral Impingement Treatment

Piriformis Syndrome Treatment

Successful treatment of piriformis syndrome is dependent on an accurate diagnosis, which can sometimes be inconclusive, even with the most thorough evaluation. Regardless of whether sciatica is coming from the back, or less commonly [...]

Piriformis Syndrome Treatment

Abductor Tendons (Gluteus Medius & Gluteus Minimus)

Abductor tendon problems are a common source of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) that fails to respond to conservative treatment, often described erroneously as “recalcitrant trochanteric bursitis”. The gluteus medius is the more frequently involved [...]

Abductor Tendons (Gluteus Medius & Gluteus Minimus)

What is Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) Surgery?

Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) is a surgical treatment for hip dysplasia that involves repositioning the acetabulum (socket) into a location that best covers the femoral head.   “Periacetabular” means around the acetabulum. “Osteotomy” means to cut bone. [...]

What is Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) Surgery?

Subspine Impingement

Subspine impingement is just a variation of FAI, specifically the pincer type. The anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) is a bony prominence just above the front of the acetabulum. It is a site of [...]

Subspine Impingement