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

Man Climbs 23,000 ft. Mountain and Plans to Run a Marathon Following Labral Tear Repair

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

Luigi Laraia

I met Dr. Wolff in December 2013 and was quickly diagnosed a hip labral tear with cam impingement. I decided to go ahead with labral tear repair surgery which he performed in April 2014. After 4 weeks on crutches and small steps forward, I started an intense 6-month period

Man Climbs 23,000 ft. Mountain and Plans to Run a Marathon Following Labral Tear Repair2016-11-28T23:16:34+00:00

Why Physical Therapy Is So Important After Hip Surgery

2015-12-14T15:45:54+00:00

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:

  1. Diminish pain and inflammation
  2. Protecting integrity of repaired tissue and muscles surrounding hip joint
  3. Restore ROM within restrictions and preventing re-injury
  4. Prevent muscular inhibition

PRICE

Why Physical Therapy Is So Important After Hip Surgery2015-12-14T15:45:54+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