After hip trauma, patient returns to climbing mountains
After a cycling crash, patient seeks hip trauma care with OrthoIndy Trauma Team and returns to hiking and mountain climbing.
DNA Testing helps bilateral hip replacement patient get back to life faster
For 10 years Sarah Smith desperately sought answers to the pain she was experiencing in her body. She met with a variety of physicians and tried physical therapy, but nothing…
How to tell if you have a dislocated hip
A hip dislocation is a medical emergency so call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room; symptoms include extreme pain and an inability to move.
No longer living life with hip pain
Every day was a struggle for OrthoIndy patient, Nancy Hamilton. She was experiencing a great deal of pain in her leg and hip and it hurt to walk, sleep, drive,…
Does my child have developmental dysplasia of the hip?
Immediate treatment is necessary in babies and children with developmental dysplasia of the hip. The ball is loose in the hip joint socket and may be easy to dislocate.
What is Perthes disease?
The cause of Perthes disease is not know; however most cases can be treated nonsurgically depending on your child’s symptoms.
Why does my hip pop when I walk?
Most people do not see a physician for snapping hip unless they are experiencing pain; when pain is noticeable most treatment is nonsurgical.
Can you pull a muscle in your hip area?
Depending on your symptoms, treatment for a hip strain is non-surgical and can be treated at home.
What is hip bursitis?
Surgery is rarely indicated for hip bursitis, instead there are a variety of nonsurgical treatment options you can try.
How to avoid surgery with non-operative alternatives for the knee and hip
Dr. Monesmith explains how to avoid surgery with non-operative alternatives for the knee and hip. Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and hip is a very common condition. The causes of…
How do you treat a broken hip?
Most hip fractures are treated with surgery, in extremely rare cases some broken hips can be treated nonsurgically depending on the symptoms.
Do I need a total hip replacement?
A total hip replacement surgery may be necessary when the pain and function of your hip is not allowing you to have a great quality of life.
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