Hip Pain

Greater trochanteric pain syndrome and bursitis treatment

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Greater trochanteric pain syndrome is a term used to encompass pain at the greater trochanter (lateral hip) related to the gluteal tendons or the trochanteric bursa. Often, this involves tears or tendinopathy (degeneration) of the gluteal tendons (gluteus minimus or gluteus medius) […]

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Hip Instability and Hip Microinstability: A unsuspected primary cause of your hip pain

Ross A. Hauser, MD; Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C For many people, long before they have the sensation that their hip is “giving out,” they have significant hip pain. Originally it was a pain that came and went, but as time went on, the pain became more constant and more […]

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Diagnosis and non-surgical options for Femoroacetabular Impingement

Ross A. Hauser, MD; Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C In this article, we will tackle the problems of getting an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment options for Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI). We will also present discussions that the problem of pain and function of Femoroacetabular Impingement can be addressed with treatments that […]

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The different kinds of injections for bone on bone hip

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C In this article, we will explore research on the various injection treatments offered to patients with hip pain. Included in this discussion are: Cortisone injections Hyaluronic acid injections PRP or platelet-rich plasma injections Combined PRP and hyaluronic acid injections Botox injections Stem […]

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Limited hip range of motion causing back pain

Ross Hauser, MD & Danielle Matias, PA-C This article is part of a series of articles on the interrelationship between hip and low pain. Other articles include: Treatments for leg length discrepancy, pelvic tilt, pelvic incidence-lumbar lordosis mismatch, and walking difficulties. Degenerative lumbar scoliosis and hip pain. Exploring non-surgical treatment […]

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Hyaluronic acid or platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of hip osteoarthritis?

Ross A. Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C In your quest to avoid hip replacement surgery, you may have been recommended hyaluronic acid injections. The thinking behind this, as we will see, is that by injecting a lubricant (hyaluronic acid) into the hip, bone on bone pressure can be […]

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