Hip Arthroscopy Category

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

Physical Therapy Exercises for Hip Pain

There are many exercises that can be used to not only avoid hip pain but strengthen hips. This ensures that you can keep enjoying physical activity and not have discomfort in general day-to-day movement. And the long-term benefits can be significant. A 2013 study published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, for example, revealed that…. read more

Unexplained Hip Pain & What to Do About It

When it comes to pain in the leg joints, it seems like the knees get all the attention. But the fact is, unexplained hip pain is a common medical complaint among both women and men, whether you lead an active or sedentary lifestyle. About seven percent of adults in the U.S. have chronic hip pain…. 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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