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Hip Labral Tear Treatment

Hip Labral Tear Treatment | Encino | Sherman Oaks | North Hollywood

A hip labral tear affects the labrum or the ring of cartilage that follows the outside of the rim of the socket of the hip joint. Along with cushioning the hip joint, the labrum also acts like a gasket or

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Causes of Labral Tears

In a hip labral tear, the ring of cartilage (labrum) that lines the outside rim of the socket of the hip joint sustains damage. The labrum cushions the hip joint as well as acts like a rubber seal or gasket

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Pelvic Pain And Limping Caused by Hip Dysplasia Treatment

The treatment for hip dysplasia depends on the extent of the hip damage as well as the age of the patient. In infants, the treatment typically involves the use of a soft brace, such as a Pavlik harness, to hold

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Pelvic Pain And Limping Caused By Hip Dysplasia Diagnosis

Hip dysplasia refers to a hip socket that does not completely cover the ball portion of the upper thighbone. This causes the hip joint to dislocate partially or fully. A majority of people with hip dysplasia experience this condition from

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As Seen In Becker’s ASC Review: The rising popularity of hip arthroscopies at ambulatory surgery centers

rising popularity of hip arthroscopies at ambulatory surgery centers

By Dr. Tigran Garabekyan 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,

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Femoral Version Abnormalities Significantly Outweigh Effect of Cam Impingement on Hip Internal Rotation: Study

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Read the Full Article Here Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) occurs most commonly in young adults and is typically associated with specific sports such as soccer and ice hockey. This diagnosis can be divided into cam, pincer, and mixed types depending on

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Hip Distraction without a Perineal Post: A Study of 1000 Hip Arthroscopy Cases

Intraoperative photograph demonstrating (A) supine and (B) lateral positioning for hip distraction utilizing a 10-inch perineal post. Both techniques achieve hip distraction by applying countertraction to the perineum.

Read the full article here Hip arthroscopy has become a popular procedure over the last few years, registering a growth of over 250 percent from 2007 to 2011. The hip is a highly constrained joint, having thick soft tissue envelope,

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Capsular Repair in Hip Arthroscopy

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During hip arthroscopy, a small window is created in the capsule (interportal capsulotomy) to permit access to the various structures inside the hip joint including the labrum, cartilage, and bony elements. At the conclusion of the procedure, the capsular window

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Minimally Invasive Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO)

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Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) involves realigning the hip socket for patients born with dysplasia who suffer from painful hip instability. Dr. Garabekyan performs PAO using a minimally invasive technique with accelerated rehabilitation and return to function. Dr. Tigran Garabekyan is a board certified orthopedic

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Improving Bony Stability following PAO Surgery

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Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is typically carried out by using 2 – 4 screws placed through the iliac crest and aimed at the central acetabular fragment to stabilize the newly aligned hip joint (Figure 1).  This method indirectly stabilizes the pubic cut and

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