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Hip Arthroscopy: Minimally Invasive Alternative for Hip Problems

Hip Arthroscopy allows us to repair and restore the normal anatomy of the hip joint in a minimally invasive fashion, thereby allowing patients to return to everyday life, recreation and sports much more quickly. Commonwealth offers the latest minimally invasive techniques for hip arthroscopy to treat conditions such as labral tears, traumatic cartilage injuries, early osteoarthritis and femoroacetabular impingement, which occurs when the head of the femur does not have full range of motion within the socket. In fact, arthroscopic procedures to treat femoroacetabular impingement may remove a major risk factor in the development of osteoarthritis.

This video gives more information, including a patient's perspective, on hip arthroscopy.

Andrew Parker, MD, specializes in hip arthroscopy and practices in our Reston office.