Archive for 'Hip Injuries'

How Will Dennis Pitta’s Hip Dislocation Affect His Season?

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PittaBaltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta reportedly dislocated his hip during practice Saturday after a collision with safety James Ihedigbo. According to the AP report, Coach John Harbaugh said Pitta is expected to remain sidelined throughout the preseason and for the Sept. 5 regular season opener against Denver. If Pitta truly dislocated his hip, this may be an overly optimistic predication for his return to play.

A 2008 article by Kelly ...

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Hip Pain: When Is It More than a Strain?

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Hip pain is a common reason that people see an orthopaedist.  Some of the time, it is just a muscle strain and will get better with conservative treatment and time.  Other times, it may be something more serious such as a labral tear, hip impingement, hip dysplasia, or hip arthritis.  How do you know if your hip pain is serious enough to see a doctor?  Ask yourself the following questions ...

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What is Sports Medicine?

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Sometimes patients see that I am listed as a sports medicine surgeon and they ask, “Does that mean you only treat athletes?”  While treating athletes of all levels is definitely a part of my practice, the majority of my patients do not actively participate in competitive sports.

In broad terms, a sports medicine specialist is someone with specialized education and training that focuses on the medical and therapeutic aspects ...

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