Hip Arthroscopy Category

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

Dr. Van Thiel presents at International Meeting on Hip Arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy specialist Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel presented at the International Meeting on Hip Arthroscopy in Melbourne Australia. Dr. Van Thiel was asked to present on numerous topics related to hip arthroscopy during this prestigious international hip meeting. Pictured here are surgeons from four different countries along with Dr. William Meyers as the foremost expert on…. read more

4 Common Hip Injuries and Their Symptoms

Types of Hip Injuries Hip injuries may not get as much media attention as knee injuries, but that doesn’t mean they’re not common. In fact, evidence suggests hip injuries actually are becoming more common among athletes of all levels – and even among people who aren’t involved in sports. Regardless of the underlying cause, hip…. read more

Hip Arthroscopy in an Athlete

Lexie’s Story Lexie had a promising swimming career on the horizon after receiving a full ride scholarship to University of Illinois – Chicago, but at the end of her college freshman year she began having a sharp pain in her hip. Lexie needed an option that would allow her to be back in the water…. read more

Hip to the Game: Arthroscopy Could Be a Great Option for Hip Pain in Young Active Women

About 7.4 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from chronic hip pain, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and most of those sufferers are women. While hip pain is commonly thought of as an “older” woman’s problem, data shows that in recent years, younger women in their 30s…. read more

Understanding and Managing Hip Pain in the Active Patient

Hip pain is very common. I see it everyday in my clinic. Previously active patients are finding it harder and harder to do the activities they love because of hip problems. It affects people across all age groups and activity levels. Does running bother you? What about climbing stairs, flexing at the hip, or getting…. read more


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Life changing patient stories

Read about Jack a multi-sport athlete, who suffered from a multi-ligament tear in his knee. Read about Abigail who fell and tore her Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Life changing stories of patients healed by Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel.

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