“What happens if Dr. Wolff gets in there and finds out that my labrum is more torn than we thought? Will he still fix it?” This question is probably the number one question we are asked in the office during initial surgical consultation. In many fields of orthopaedics, surgery can
One of Dr. Wolff’s patients, Annie Karp, 41, was recently featured in a The Washington Post article on hip impingement. Karp had experienced constant hip pain for 11 months and had been examined by six doctors who were unable to diagnose her problem before she finally consulted with Dr. Wolff
Fluoroscopy is an important tool to facilitate hip arthroscopy, from initial joint access to real time assessment of bony decompression. Surgeons typically underestimate the amount of radiation exposure during fluoroscopic-guided hip arthroscopy.
The medical records were reviewed of 100 patients who underwent hip arthroscopy for labral injuries and FAI between January 2010 and January
Partial-thickness rotator cuff tears are not a single entity; rather, they represent a spectrum of disease states. Although often asymptomatic, they can be significantly disabling. Overhead throwing athletes with partial-thickness rotator cuff tears differ with respect to etiology, goals, and treatment from older, non-athlete patients with degenerative tears. Pathogenesis of degenerative partial-thickness tears is multifactorial,