Hip Replacement

Hip-spine syndrome: before and after failed hip replacement and lumbar spinal fusion

Ross A. Hauser, MD; Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C This article will present various scenarios in regard to someone’s combined problem of the lumbar spine and hip degenerative disease. In this article, you will see research that suggests a lumbar fusion can cause hip replacement dislocations if the hip replacement […]

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Persistent groin pain after hip replacement

Ross Hauser, MD and Danielle Matias, PA-C People will send us emails that go something like this: I had hip replacement surgery over a year ago. I have had chronic groin pain ever since. Now my doctors are suggesting that I have some type of hip impingement and will need […]

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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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Is treating avascular necrosis of the femoral head without hip replacement possible?

Ross A. Hauser, MD. Treating avascular necrosis of the femoral head without hip replacement Many patients we see with AVN or Avascular necrosis of the femoral head in the hip joint understand their problem as “dead bone,” or “dead bone from lack of blood supply,” and for the most part, […]

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Depression before knee and hip replacement leads to poorer outcomes after surgery

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C We often see patients after a joint replacement surgery who are still having problems with pain and function in that joint. There may be nothing wrong with the joint hardware, there may be nothing showing up on an MRI or x-ray, there […]

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