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Lenox Mount Sinai NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital weill Cornell
Loose Bodies

Sometimes the articular cartilage or parts of the bones in the hip detach or chip, usually because of an injury. The resulting small pieces can drift around the hip joint, causing pain, irritation and movement problems.

This type of damage is usually diagnosed by an imaging test. If a loose body is causing pain or other significant symptoms, Dr. Bharam can remove the loose pieces with hip arthroscopy.

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Ambra Health
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