Offering the latest techniques and procedures in the area of hip surgery, Dr. Padalecki is skilled to treat patients for a variety of hip related injuries ranging from degenerative conditions such as osteoarthritis, to labral tears sustained during sporting competition. After he has consulted with you and determined that hip surgery is the appropriate step to take, he will discuss which procedure will offer the most optimal outcome. Every patient requires a different approach, thus the technique may differ from person to person, and may require varying steps and/or stages depending on how complex the injury is. While some of the procedures might be handled arthroscopically, some will require an open approach. Following surgery, a thorough physical therapy program will be prescribed so that the goal of a full recovery can be achieved.
Femoroplasty as a Cam Impingement Treatment Femoroacetabular impingement, otherwise known as FAI, is a condition marked by abnormal contact between the hip bones, and commonly affects young and middle-aged adults who are involved in repetitive sports. The ball (femoral head) can impact the socket (acetabulum) and lead to degeneration within the joint. Depending on what [...]