Category: Hip Care

November Community Lecture Features Dr. John Burrow – Effective Treatments for Hips and Knees

Are you suffering from knee or hip pain and need surgery? Community Lecture – Overcoming Arthritis Pain: Effective Treatments for Hips and Knees Join Dr. John Burrow as he discusses treatment options for painful arthritis of the hip and knee. Learn about the latest non-surgical and surgical options for relieving pain and restoring function. MAKOplasty,… Read more »

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 »

The Top Five Musculoskeletal Problems Treated at OSC

  by Jeffrey R. Carlson, MD I have been an Orthopaedic Specialist at OSC since 1999.  During that time, I have seen thousands of patients who have presented with various complaints of pain and dysfunction.  Recently, I was asked to name the top problems for which we treat patients at OSC and the causes for… Read more »

Labral Tears of the Hip

By Boyd W. Haynes, III, MD A common cause of pain in the groin is a labral tear of the hip. The acetabular labrum is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the acetabulum (hip socket), and helps the head of the femur stay inside of the socket. There are two separate segments of the labrum,… Read more »

What is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction?

The Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction As an orthopaedic surgeon, I treat a very wide range of musculoskeletal conditions on a daily basis. Some patients improve by taking an anti-inflammatory medication, others need physical therapy to retrain muscles to interact with and support their bones, while other patients will eventually need surgery…. Read more »

Ilio-Tibial Band Pain and Inflammation of the Hip, Upper Leg and Knee

Ever heard of the Ilio-tibial Band?  No, it is not the hottest group of rockers out of the UK, introducing their latest video on MTV and appearing soon with Lady Gaga.  The IT Band is a large, fibrous sheath of connective tissue which attaches at the hip and runs the length of the femur to… Read more »