Category: Arthroscopic Surgery

Snapping Hip Syndrome or Coxa Saltans

Boyd W. Haynes III, MD Have you ever experienced a snapping sound and/or sensation when you walk? This commonly seen condition is called Snapping Hip Syndrome, and it involves an issue with movement either inside or outside of the hip joint. While initially harmless and painless (and maybe an often trotted-out party-trick, “Hey Jim, make… Read more »

Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopic Surgery at Orthopaedic & Spine Center Arthroscopy means literally “to look within the joint”.  Although the first “primitive” arthroscopy was performed in 1919, advances in miniaturizing instruments and the invention of fiber optics make present day arthroscopy one of the most common and safe orthopaedic procedures.  It allows orthopaedic surgeons to not only visualize… Read more »