Costs Associated With Hip Arthroscopy and Conservative Management

2018-06-24T18:15:59+00:00

In a recent study, it was found that hip arthroscopy and the costs associated with recovery are more cost-effective than avoiding surgery through conservative management.  Surgery and the costs associated with surgery can be scary, so patients are often hopeful that they can avoid surgery all together through months

Costs Associated With Hip Arthroscopy and Conservative Management2018-06-24T18:15:59+00:00

Labral Repair Vs. Reconstruction: What you need to know

2018-06-03T16:28:51+00:00

“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

Labral Repair Vs. Reconstruction: What you need to know2018-06-03T16:28:51+00:00

Hip Pain in the Lacrosse Athlete

2018-05-28T12:11:05+00:00

When asked what the most aggressive contact sport is, most answer football or hockey (GO CAPS GO!), but tend to forget about lacrosse. Lacrosse has the physicality and contact of football and hockey, cutting and technical expertise of soccer, and requires the overhead strength of baseball.

Hip Pain in the Lacrosse Athlete2018-05-28T12:11:05+00:00

Avid tri-athlete returns to competition after years of hip pain

2017-08-15T13:40:45+00:00

Liana M.

I have been an avid triathlete and runner since high school. I ran track and cross-country in both high school and college and completed in three half Ironmans before the age of twenty. However, my last year of college, I began experiencing severe hip pain that

Avid tri-athlete returns to competition after years of hip pain2017-08-15T13:40:45+00:00

Woman With Ballet-Induced Hip Pain Diagnosed and Treated by Dr. Wolff

2017-05-17T18:11:53+00:00

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

Woman With Ballet-Induced Hip Pain Diagnosed and Treated by Dr. Wolff2017-05-17T18:11:53+00:00

Hip Labral Reconstruction

2016-11-28T23:16:34+00:00

Last month I gave a talk titled Hip Labral Reconstruction at UT Houston’s 59th Annual Edward T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship.  I outlined the history of, rationale for and evidence behind arthroscopic hip labral reconstruction. I showed a technique that I created and reviewed the results I have had with it.

Before delving

Hip Labral Reconstruction2016-11-28T23:16:34+00:00

Why Provider Participation Status With Insurance Shouldn’t Matter When Contemplating Hip Arthroscopy

2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00

I know what you’re probably thinking. You read this article’s title and immediately wanted to call my bluff. How dare I suggest that insurance doesn’t matter, especially in the case of an expensive procedure such as hip arthroscopy?

Bear with me.

First, keep in mind that I am referring to provider participation status,

Why Provider Participation Status With Insurance Shouldn’t Matter When Contemplating Hip Arthroscopy2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00

Arthritis and Hip Arthroscopy

2015-12-21T23:28:07+00:00

In my practice, we get a lot of questions about arthritis and hip arthroscopy.  Although arthritis is very common, it’s not really that well understood. The term “arthritis” refers to joint pain or joint disease, and there are more than 100 types of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common type,

Arthritis and Hip Arthroscopy2015-12-21T23:28:07+00:00

What does “out of network” or “non-participating” mean?

2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00

Today we will try to dispel common misconceptions and settle fears regarding out-of-network providers and explain why you shouldn’t be so afraid of going to see one.

The first major misconception regarding out-of-network or non-participating providers is that they only accept patients willing and able to pay cash for the services they

What does “out of network” or “non-participating” mean?2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00

The 5 Most Important Things to Know When Having Hip Arthroscopy

2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00

Here are the five most important things to know when having hip arthroscopy.

1. PT is vital to recovery from a hip arthroscopy surgery

Rest is very important when recovering from a hip arthroscopy. Knowing what you can and cannot do is vital when going to PT while performing certain exercises. Use

The 5 Most Important Things to Know When Having Hip Arthroscopy2016-11-28T23:16:35+00:00