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Hip Labral Reconstruction

By |December 7th, 2015|Categories: Hip Arthroscopy, Labral Tear, Surgical Repair|Tags: , |

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

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Why Physical Therapy Is So Important After Hip Surgery

By |November 11th, 2015|Categories: Physical Therapy|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Physical therapy is a vital component to recovery after hip surgery. Your therapist will help guide you to avoid re-injury of the hip. The goal of physical therapy is to: Diminish pain and inflammation Protecting

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Why Yoga is Good and Bad for Athletic Hip Injuries

By |October 5th, 2015|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Generally speaking, yoga can be good for some hip surgery patients and not so good for others.  On the plus side, yoga can be very relaxing, loosen up muscles, and increase flexibility. Furthermore, if yoga poses are done

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

By |September 12th, 2015|Categories: Hip Arthroscopy, Insurance|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

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Arthritis and Hip Arthroscopy

By |September 1st, 2015|Categories: Arthritis, Hip Arthroscopy, Labral Tear|Tags: , , , , , |

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,

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

By |August 7th, 2015|Categories: Hip Arthroscopy, Insurance|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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

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