Hip Arthroscopy Category

Stretches to Ease Hip Pain

Hip pain may not be quite as common as knee pain, but that doesn’t make it any less painful. Like any other joint, your hip joints benefit from regular exercise to keep them strong and flexible. Even if you already have hip pain, research shows exercise may dramatically delay the need for some types of…. read more

Hip Pain Could Be Caused By Impingement

If you have hip pain, you know the toll it can take on your life. When your hips hurt, even simple actions like climbing stairs can be really uncomfortable. Other activities like running or playing sports can start to seem downright impossible when you’re trying to limit your symptoms. In order to reduce or eliminate…. read more

Hip Pain in Young Adults

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

Common Causes of Hip Pain

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

Hip Arthroscopy Training Course

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

Hip Arthroscopy: Why You Need a Specialist

There was a time not too long ago when hip surgery meant having long incisions made not only through your skin, but through the underlying large muscles as well. And that, in turn, meant a long road to recovery, not to mention significant discomfort during the recovery process. The good news is, most types of…. read more


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