Hip arthroscopy is a safe, effective procedure to treat hip pain. This surgery is used to diagnose problems that otherwise may damage the labrum, articular cartilage or other soft tissues in the hip joint.
With hip arthroscopy, patients can address hip pain, a major problem for millions of Americans. Recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Center for Health Statistics data indicates approximately 7 percent of American adults are dealing with hip pain. However, thanks to the availability of hip arthroscopies at ambulatory surgery centers, those who experience hip pain may be better equipped than ever before to alleviate this issue.
There are many reasons why hip arthroscopy patients choose surgery at an ASC. These reasons include:
In the past, hip arthroscopy patients often had to schedule a procedure at a hospital and wait several weeks or months before they could receive their treatment. Now, ASCs help hip arthroscopy patients quickly address their hip pain.