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Hip Preservation

The hip is a critical joint providing mobility, stability and function. The hip joint is a ball and socket joint at the connection between the pelvis and femur (thigh bone). The hip is carefully in balance with the other surrounding structures in the pelvis and lower spine. However, when this balance is distorted, the hip can begin to wear and tear, causing hip pain and discomfort. The field of hip preservation is dedicated to diagnosing and treating hip conditions that lead to hip pain and degeneration.

  • What conditions are treated in hip preservation?
  • What the symptoms seen in these hip conditions?
  • How are these hip conditions diagnosed?
  • When should you contact a health care provider?
  • What are the treatments seen in hip preservation?
  • What is the long-term outlook for a child?