Most of us think of hip pain as a problem that occurs when we’re older, maybe beginning in our 50s or beyond. It’s true, hip pain does become more common as we get older. But hip pain in young adults is common too. And in fact, hip pain in teens is more common than you…. read more
There’s a reason why the term “pain in the neck” is used to describe an annoying or bothersome person: Neck pain is annoying and bothersome, too. The thing is, while some neck pain starts in your neck, other painful symptoms can begin in your shoulders. Likewise, some shoulder pain can originate in your neck. To…. read more
Everybody knows chicken soup is a great home remedy for the common cold, but what about if you have knee pain? Are there at-home remedies for knee pain relief too? Yes! And most DIY knee pain remedies are easy enough for just about anyone to tackle. Of course, like any type of pain, the remedy…. read more
Your hip joints are among the biggest weight-bearing joints in your body, and that means they wind up being subjected to a lot of daily wear and tear. What are some common causes of hip pain? Not surprisingly, hip pain is a common medical complaint among both women and men. It’s tempting to think of…. read more
Great opportunity and course in Vail. Dr. Van Thiel taught and discussed new trends and techniques in knee arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction and cartilage restoration.
Dr. Van Thiel participated in a hip arthroscopy training course with other master instructors such as Drs. Marc Philippon, Thomas Byrd, John Christoforetti and many others this past weekend. Practice makes perfect and leads to innovation. Dr. Van Thiel helped train other surgeons on techniques such as labral repair, labral reconstruction, femoroplasty and the treatment…. read more