Hip Pain

What causes long-term hip pain after hip replacement?

Ross Hauser, MD and Danielle Matias, PA-C As we will see in the research below, looking for a cause of long-term pain after hip replacement can be challenging. When an MRI or X-ray does not show a bone fracture, a hardware fracture or hardware deficiency, or obvious soft-tissue damage, a […]

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Finding an effective treatment for Snapping Hip Syndrome

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C. Snapping hip syndrome is a frustrating problem for the people who have it. If you are reading this article you are most likely one of those people. It is also likely that you are a runner or a dancer. If you are […]

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Alternatives to hip replacement: The evidence for non-surgical treatments for hip osteoarthritis

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle Matias, PA-C The evidence for alternatives to hip replacement For someone in chronic pain, in this case, from degenerative hip disease, we know you will spend hours in front of a computer searching for information that you hope will help you. The times you are spending […]

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Hip arthroscopy success and failure rates and non-surgical options

Ross Hauser, MD; Danielle Matias, PA-C If you are reading this article you likely have a somewhat lengthy medical history of hip problems and you have graduated to the point where the various surgical options are now being discussed with you. You may have just returned from a follow-up visit […]

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Treatments for leg length discrepancy, pelvic tilt, pelvic incidence-lumbar lordosis mismatch.

Ross A. Hauser, MD. Danielle Matias, PA-C  In this article, we look at the problems of leg length discrepancy in the adult patient, its role in back and hip pain, and, in walking difficulties. We will also discuss how these problems can be treated. We realize that you have probably […]

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Why physical therapy and exercise may not help your hip pain

Ross A. Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C. Patients are often very confused as to why a physical therapy program or exercise/activity program did not help their hip pain as much as they thought it would. Clinicians, doctors, and therapists are equally confused. This is very typical of the […]

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