Diagnosing Hip Pain From A Labral Tear

Posted on December 13, 2023

Diagnosing the cause of hip pain can be a challenge because the hip is a complex joint. Hip pain caused by impingement and subsequently a labral tear occurs in both males and females, usually between the ages of 16 – 45.  It tends to be more common in females and often affects athletes or individuals … read more

FAI – A Common Cause of Labral Tears

Posted on December 13, 2023

The hip is a ball-and-socket joint, where the upper end of the femur (the ball) fits into the acetabulum (the socket), which is part of the pelvis. The labrum is fibrous tissue that lines the socket, protects the underlying cartilage, and provides a suction seal between the ball and socket joint. Problems can arise when … read more

Hip Displaysia: The #1 Cause of Hip Arthritis Under 50

Posted on December 13, 2023

It is important to get to the bottom of hip pain because hip dysplasia is the number one cause of arthritis in women less than 50 years old and often it leads to pain and the eventual necessity for early hip replacement. Hip Dysplasia is a condition that is often diagnosed in babies at birth … read more

Labral Tears are a Cause of Hip Pain

Posted on December 13, 2023

When most people think about hip pain, they think of old age and arthritis, but hip pain can happen in younger, active people too. Hip pain in younger people can be caused by a labral tear. Unfortunately, those who have this condition often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for an extended period of time. Michaela’s Story of … read more

Advanced Practice Providers – An Important Part of Your Healthcare Team

Posted on October 6, 2023

APP, PA, NP – to many people, this sounds like alphabet soup. That’s because the general public may not be familiar with these medical acronyms. Advanced Practice Providers (APP) is a newer term used to refer to Physician Assistants (PA’s) Nurse Practitioners (NP’s), Nurse Midwives (CNM) and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA’s). At one point, … read more