The concept of hip preservation is to treat conditions of the hip as an alternative before hip replacement where we try and preserve the hip joint. There is a subset of patients who also may have coexisting or separate groin injury that can be related to their hip symptoms.
Snapping hip syndrome, is where you have muscle tendons that can snap over the hip joint, and can lead to a painful hip or an audible snap.
A proximal hamstring repair is when you have a condition where the tendon has torn off the bone, called an evulsion, and this can lead to disabling hip pain. So the purpose of the repair is actually reattachment of the tendon to the bone.
Gluteus medius tendon repairs are muscle tendon injuries that occur on the side of the hip joint. This can be from a repetitive injury or traumatic injury. This can affect the patient’s gait and walking patterns, and also give disabling hip pain. The purpose for repair is to reattach the tendon to the bone.
Athletic pubalgia typically occurs in the sports population. These are typically associated with repetitive groin injuries leading to disabling groin pain for the athlete. These conditions usually occur from muscle imbalance or injuries to the core muscles of the pelvis.