Hip pain can affect your athletic performance, or even hinder your daily activities. After exhausting conservative treatments without relief, patients may be a candidate for hip arthroscopy surgery.
Groin pain can be complicated to diagnose and treat. Athletes and weekend warriors are often misdiagnosed with a sports injury when they could have an injury of the groin.
Hip arthroscopy is a relatively new procedure compared to hip replacement. It is a highly specialized and hard to diagnose procedure that offers athletes relief from hip pain and the ability to return to play.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 2 million people suffer sports related injuries every year. These injuries can result from sports accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient warm-ups.