“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
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 Runner Defines Perseverance with Completion of Marine Corps Marathon After Hip Arthroscopy SurgeryPatient2016-11-28T23:16:34-04:00
I tore the labrum in my right hip training for my third half marathon, and had several opinions from other doctors as to the root of the pain since the MRI was inconclusive. Dr. Wolff diagnosed the problem immediately and gave me detailed information on how to repair it.
High School Football Player Returns to His Sport after Two Hip Surgeries, Goes on to Play for University of ChicagoPatient2016-11-28T23:16:34-04:00
Dr. Carlo Contoreggi
I was riding my new tri/road bike for the third time on Thanksgiving Friday, 2012, and trying to avoid a compatriot rider who was avoiding a road hazard, I pivoted my left hip with considerable force tearing my left labrum. I didn’t walk without pain for the next
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