MRI & Hip Labral Tears

MRI and Hip Labral Tears We have a patient being treated with platelet-rich plasma. He has asked something interesting that is worthwhile discussing. He has MRIs for both hips that show some very mild arthritis, and they also incidentally show other things that are...

The Real Risks associated with Knee and Hip replacement surgeries

Many patients who pursue a knee or hip replacement assume they are going for a routine medical procedure that gives them a new joint. In reality they are going for a joint amputation, which is then replaced with an artificial prosthesis. Moreover the real risks...

Fixing Hip pain with SI joint treatment

The first time I recall my mother having difficulty with her hip was during my college application process. I recall after an hour of walking she began to limp during the college campus tour due to pain in her hip. It wasn’t too long that we were behind the rest...

How to save your hip after a labral tear

The hip labrum is a layer of tissue that extends from the cartilage that protects the hip joint.  When injured it can cause pain and catching of the joint. If you’ve failed conservative treatment such as physical therapy and rest, a common treatment for hip...

Runner injuries- Iliotibial band pain

The iliotibial band is a supportive connective tissue along the side of your thigh.  It starts at the top of the hip and extends down along the outer part of your thigh and inserts at the knee.  It’s main function is to help stabilize the hip and knee. The IT...