Treatments

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Anterior Approach: Total Hip Replacement

Optimizing outcomes. Accelerating recovery. What is Hip Arthritis? The hip is a ball and socket joint comprising the femoral head (ball) and acetabulum (socket). The bearing surfaces of the femoral head and acetabulum are [...]

Anterior Approach: Total Hip Replacement

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

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 [...]

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

Hip Preservation Strategies

The labrum is important for protecting the articular cartilage. The labrum has excellent healing capacity and tears can be repaired with successful results. The articular cartilage has less recuperative ability, and thus with most joint [...]

Hip Preservation Strategies