News and Articles from the Center for Hip Preservation
Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO)
Hip Articles by Our Physicians
- Early Hip Conditions
- Hip Preservation in Children and Young Adults
Ernest L. Sink, MD
- Developmental Pediatric Hip Dysplasia - An Overview
David M. Scher, MD, Ernest L. Sink, MD, Roger F. Widmann, MD, John S. Blanco, MD, Shevaun Mackie Doyle, MD, Daniel W. Green, MD, MS, FAAP, FACS
- Hip Dysplasia in Adolescents and Young Adults
Center for Hip Preservation
- Labral Injuries of the Hip
Center for Hip Preservation
- Femoroacetabular Impingement: A Patient's Guide to Hip Mobility and Hip Arthroscopy
Struan H. Coleman, MD, PhD
- Hip Arthroscopy
Robert L. Buly, MD
- Hip Pain and Joint Preservation - An Overview
Brian T. Kelly, MD
Hip Center News
- Colby Lewis following The Undertaker’s lead
The Dallas Morning News – February 14, 2014
If gritty right-hander Colby Lewis returns to the Texas Rangers’ rotation after undergoing hip-resurfacing surgery last year, he will be the first major-leaguer to accomplish the feat....
- Hospital for Special Surgery in Conjunction with Major League Soccer Presents the 2014 MLS Medical Symposium
HSS – January 10, 2014
As soccer players flood the Fort Lauderdale area for the 2014 MLS Player Combine, the Soccer Industry Medical Symposium presented by Hospital for Special Surgery and Major League Soccer will bring together some of the country’s foremost sports medicine professionals to discuss managing athletic injuries....
- Fitness Friday: A refresher on when to use heat or ice
Golf Digest – February 15, 2013
Golf can seem like a full-contact sport. Sometimes you need a little TLC before you get back out there....
- Yankees approve personal trainer for Rodriguez before he undergoes hip surgery
NYDailyNews.com – December 22, 2012
Yankees' Alex Rodriguez will undergo hip surgery with Dr. Bryan Kelly at Hospital for Special Surgery next month. In the weeks preceding surgery on his left hip, Alex Rodriguez has been strengthening his hip with specific exercises while working with his personal trainer and a physical therapist from Hospital for Special Surgery....
- A-Rod to miss half of 2013 following hip surgery
New York Daily News – December 3, 2012
The surgery will take place in January, as the doctor wants A-Rod to strengthen the hip before undergoing the operation. Dr. Bryan Kelly from Hospital for Special Surgery will perform the surgery....
- Rise of the Hip Specialist: Symposium Discusses Breakthroughs in Treatments for Hip Conditions
HSS – October 24, 2012
One of the fastest growing fields in orthopedic surgery is that of a hip specialist. To cater to this burgeoning field, a recent symposium with Hospital for Special Surgery brought together international experts in hip surgery to provide a comprehensive overview of recent advances and trends in treating a range of hip disorders....
- Hutchinson fixed and fit
The Boston Globe – October 14, 2012
Even before the 2011-12 season began, Michael Hutchinson knew there was something wrong with his hips....
- Clayton Kershaw could return to rotation
USA Today – September 19, 2012
Clayton Kershaw says he wants to pitch again this season, but the Los Angeles Dodgers aren't banking on their injured Cy Young Award winner riding to the rescue over the season's final two weeks....
- Red Bulls Goalkeeper Ryan Meara Undergoes Hip Surgery
Paddock Talk – August 23, 2012
The procedure was performed by Dr. Bryan Kelly at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York....
- Latest Advances in Arthritis Management
QualityHealth.com – March 26, 2012
For those who are diagnosed at a relatively young age, the progression of degenerative forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis of the hip, is particularly devastating....
- Jets Confident Guard Can Play Tomorrow vs. Chiefs
New York Post – December 10, 2011
Dr. Bryan T. Kelly, of Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, maps out a scaled-back plan for practice that will keep Brandon Moore fresh, and able to manage the injury for the rest of the season....
- Lower Paxton Twp. teen recovering from surgery to correct hip dysplasia
The Patriot-News – October 30, 2011
When Alex Fricchione complained that her hips felt like they were grinding together, her mother at first chalked it up to growing pains...
- Saving Careers, One Hip at a Time
The Wall Street Journal – October 25, 2011
Dr. Bryan Kelly has operated on more than 100 professional athletes over the last decade, joining a select few surgeons who have made their reputations by mastering an advanced form of hip arthroscopy...
- Have Goalies Become Too Dominant?
The Wall Street Journal – October 20, 2011
Dr. Brian Kelly, co-director for the Center for Hip Preservation, says it's possible goalies could extend their careers by having the surgery...
- Arthroscopy Results Equal to Open Surgery for Common Hip Problem
Healthymagination.com – October 12, 2011
- Phillies Injury Reports
The Philadelphia Inquirer – October 10, 2011
First baseman Ross Gload will have his right hip re-examined at Hospital for Special Surgery by Dr. Bryan Kelly...
- Treating Young Athletes with Hip Pain Early May be Key to Preventing or Delaying Hip Arthritis
HSS – September 2, 2011
Treating young athletes with chronic hip pain may be the key to slowing or halting the progression of degenerative hip disease....
- Study Identifies Patients Who Should Not Undergo Surgery for Snapping Psoas Tendon
OrthoSuperSite – August 15, 2011
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have identified a group of patients who may not respond favorably to surgery for a snapping psoas tendon, according to a study presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine....
- Arthroscopic Treatment of Common Hip Problem Improves Range of Motion
HSS – July 10, 2011
Arthroscopic treatment of a common hip problem that leads to arthritis is successful in terms of restoring range of motion, according to results from a recent Hospital for Special Surgery study....
- Study Identifies Patients Who Should Not Undergo Surgery for a Snapping Hip Tendon
HSS – July 10, 2011
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have identified a group of patients who may have increased difficulty for surgical treatment of a snapping psoas, a condition that usually develops because a teenager or young adult has a pelvis that grows faster than their psoas tendon....
- Arthroscopy and Open Surgery Are Equally Efficacious in Treating Common Hip Problem in Most Patients
HSS – July 8, 2011
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have found that in comparison to open surgery, arthroscopic treatment of a common hip problem that leads to arthritis produces similar outcomes in terms of repairing structural problems in most patients....
- Tim Thomas Thanks Dr. Bryan Kelly in Accepting Vezina Trophy
NBC Sports – June 23, 2011
“A little over a year ago I had hip surgery and I didn’t know if I’d be able to play at the level that I had become accustomed to playing with ever again,” Thomas said. “I’d like to thank Dr. Bryan Kelly for doing the hip surgery and doing such a fantastic job.” ...
- Outsmarting Arthritis: Experts to Discuss Treatment of Hip Pain in Younger Adults
HSS – June 14, 2011
To provide orthopedic surgeons with the latest clinical data and opinions on topics related to treating young adults with hip pain, Hospital for Special Surgery, along with the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, will co-host an educational symposium drawing on the expertise of hip specialists and other professionals from around the world....
- Surgery Has Allowed Thomas to Get Back to Form
NHL.com – May 12, 2011
One year after surgery to repair a torn labrum, Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas is back to form. The surgery was performed by Dr. Bryan T. Kelly at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York....
- Child and Adolescent Hip Specialist Dr. Ernest L. Sink Joins Hospital for Special Surgery
HSS – March 11, 2011
Ernest L. Sink, M.D., widely known for his work in treating complex hip conditions in infants through teens and young adults, will join Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in Manhattan. He has been named co-director of the hospital’s nationally recognized Center for Hip Preservation. Dr. Sink will also be a member of the HSS Pediatric Orthopedics Service....
- Common Hip Disorder Can Cause Sports Hernia
HSS – February 19, 2011
Sports hernias are commonly found in individuals with a mechanical disorder of the hip and can be resolved with surgery to fix the hip disorder alone in some cases, according to a recent study. The research, conducted by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery, will be presented at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine 2011 Specialty Day meeting, held Feb. 19 in San Diego following the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons....
- Arthroscopic Hip Surgery May Help Athletes Get Back to Play
Bloomberg Businessweek; MSN Health & Fitness – July 15, 2010
The use of minimally invasive "arthroscopic" surgery to treat painful disorders of the hip offers athletes who undergo the procedure a good shot at ultimately resuming their respective sport at a highly competitive level, a new study suggests...
- Hip problems may not derail activity after arthroscopic surgery
The Los Angeles Times – July 15, 2010
Hip problems can sideline even the best athletes, but a new study finds that arthroscopic surgery may work well to restore function, allowing players to return to competition...
- Thomas has hip surgery
Boston Globe – May 23, 2010
Bruins goalie Tim Thomas, who just struggled through his most star-crossed season in the NHL, absorbed his most recent blow Friday when he underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip...
- Reich Returns from Medical Leave to Help Tennis Team Beat Ridge
Westfield (N.J.) Patch – May 12, 2010
Adam Reich not only won his first match back after returning from surgery to both hips, the Westfield High senior had to rally to do it....
- To Scope or Not to Scope in Hip Patients Over 60
Musculoskeletal Report – October 15, 2009
Hip arthroscopy may benefit some patients aged 60 and older with femoroacetebular impingement (FAI) as long as there is proper, stringent selection to weed out patients with evidence of osteoarthritis (OA), according to pilot data presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy in New York City....
- No bend in Guilford's D
New Haven Register – October 12, 2009
Guilford had plenty of experienced players returning from last season's Class LL state semifinalist. But the chance at advancing further this season took a blow in August when sweeper Chris O'Brien, last year's Register Area MVP, had hip surgery to replace a torn labrum. His rehabilitation will take up to six months to complete....
- Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Hip Pain are Focus at 2009 International Society for Hip Arthroscopy Meeting Hosted by Hospital for Special Surgery
– September 25, 2009
Recent advances in diagnostic imaging techniques and hip arthroscopy procedures are giving physicians and surgeons better tools with which to treat hip pain. The 2009 International Society for Hip Arthroscopy meeting, hosted by Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, brings together leading surgeons from all over the world to take an in-depth look at hip arthroscopy and its potential benefits....
- Hospital for Special Surgery Launches Center for Hip Preservation, Focused on Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Hip Conditions
– September 22, 2009
Increasingly, hip specialists are now able to slow or reverse the progression of degenerative hip disease, get patients back to their chosen activities and, in some cases, reduce the need for more extensive surgeries, according to doctors at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). With this changing paradigm increasingly apparent, HSS announced it has formed the new Center for Hip Preservation, aimed at providing individuals experiencing hip pain with proper diagnosis and treatment....
- HealthWatch: Diagnosing Hip Injuries
WCBS-TV – September 14, 2009
From aging baby boomers to young workout warriors, hip injuries are becoming more common.
But figuring out what's causing the injury can be a difficult diagnosis, and it turns out that the pain may be anywhere but your hip....
- Hip Procedure Can Extend Athletes' Careers
Newsday – August 8, 2009
Turns out, Delgado didn't know what he was dealing with. Luckily for him and a growing list of pro athletes, there were doctors who did know. And Delgado, expected to return to the sagging Mets this month, may have a new lease on his career thanks to the diagnosis of a torn hip labrum and the wonderful new world of arthroscopic hip surgery....
- New Hip Surgeries Boost Mobility, Fend off Arthritis
USA TODAY – July 20, 2009
Jasmine Caccamo talks about how she was not able to walk down a New York City block without having to stop several times and rest her sore hip. She is only 26 years old. Enough already, she thought. This is just decades too young for the jabbing pain in my groin....
- Red Bulls Defender Carlos Mendes Undergoes Season-Ending Hip Surgery
Paddock Talk – July 18, 2009
Red Bull New York announced today that defender Carlos Mendes underwent season-ending surgery to repair a torn hip labrum. The surgery was performed by Dr. Bryan T. Kelly at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Mendes, who has carried the injury since Aug. 2008, will miss six months and will be placed on the team’s Season-Ending Injury List....
- X-Ray Vision: Arthroscopy's a Hip Surgery Indeed
New York Daily News – July 12, 2009
Hip arthroscopy has been effective for the treatment of numerous athletic injuries, including labral tears and the removal of bone spurs. In addition, hip arthroscopy can be used as a diagnostic tool to look inside the hip joint of patients with long-standing, unresolved hip joint pain that cannot be clearly visualized on other imaging tests....
- Giants' Boley Has Hip Surgery
Associated Press – June 25, 2009
Linebacker Michael Boley, who signed a five-year, $25 million contract with the Giants as a free agent, had hip surgery yesterday and almost certainly will miss the start of training camp....
- Hip Injuries On The Rise Around MLB
MLB.com – June 4, 2009
He is not alone. Hip injuries have been diagnosed more frequently in Major League Baseball. Lowell, who had successful surgery to repair the labrum Oct. 20, 2008, is one of several notable players who have had hip surgeries in recent months. Others include Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, Phillies second baseman Chase Utley, Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado and Royals third baseman Alex Gordon. Phillies pitcher Brett Myers had successful hip surgery Thursday....
- Myers Undergoes Successful Hip Surgery
MLB.com – June 4, 2009
Myers had arthroscopic bony spur and labral debridement. Orthopaedic surgeon and hip specialist Bryan Kelly performed the surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan....
- With Labrum Tears All the Rage, Questions Abound About Causes
New York Daily News – May 31, 2009
A startling number of stars are undergoing surgery to repair their acetabular labrum, a ring-shaped piece of cartilage at the meeting point of the femur and pelvis that gets a stress test every time a player swings for the fences, hurls from the mound or stops hard after having second thoughts about stretching a base hit into a double. And recently, labrums across baseball have been losing that stress test....
- Hips Are Bringing More Athletes to Their Knees
The New York Times – May 31, 2009
Knee injuries to countless recreational and professional athletes in recent years made anterior cruciate ligament a household phrase and compelled trainers to emphasize building leg strength. Sports medicine experts now say that approach, while mitigating knee injuries, may be making hips vulnerable....
- Phillies' Myers to Undergo Hip Surgery, May Be Out for Season
The Florida Times-Union – May 29, 2009
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and Jacksonville resident Brett Myers, after consulting with a hip specialist Friday, has decided to undergo surgery to replace a torn labrum and could miss the remainder of the 2009 season, his father, Phil, told the Times-Union....
- Delgado Should Miss 10 Weeks After Surgery
New York Daily News – May 19, 2009
The Mets said in a statement that Carlos Delgado should miss about 10 weeks after undergoing surgery this morning at Hospital for Special Surgery to repair a torn labrum and address a bone spur in his right hip....
- Mets Expect Delgado Back in Late July After Hip Surgery
Sports Illustrated – May 19, 2009
Carlos Delgado had hip surgery Tuesday, and the New York Mets expect their slugging first baseman to return to the lineup in late July....
- Delgado to Have Surgery; May Miss Rest of Season
The New York Times Bats Blog – May 18, 2009
The Mets announced Monday that Carlos Delgado would have surgery Tuesday at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He is expected to miss at least three months and probably the rest of the season....
- Dooling Has Particles Removed From Hip
ESPN – May 4, 2009
New Jersey Nets guard Keyon Dooling had successful arthroscopic hip surgery to remove loose particles from his right hip....
- A Joint Venture Is the New Hip Thing
Wall Street Journal – May 1, 2009
In 2007 I saw the doctor for a mild but persistent pain in my thigh. After two months of physical therapy, my hip was so stiff that I could barely bend over. An MRI revealed avascular necrosis, a localized degenerative condition in which an insufficiency of blood causes bone loss and eventually arthritis....
- Utley's Blast Shows He's Ready to Play
Wilmington (Del.) News Journal – March 27, 2009
It wasn't supposed to go this smoothly. Only 17 weeks ago, Utley underwent surgery on his right hip, a procedure that his doctor and the Phillies' training staff initially thought might require a four- to six-month recovery....
- X-Ray Vision: Diagnosing A-Rod's Pain
New York Daily News – March 8, 2009
Professional baseball players subject their bodies to extreme forces. For example, the hip joint may experience forces up to five times its body weight during activities such as running, jumping, and twisting. Alex Rodriguez is finding this out firsthand. After years of running and swinging a bat, it sounds like he has developed some early arthritis and damaged his hip labrum....
- Making The Call: A-Rod's Injury Exposes A Weak Bench
gothamist.com – March 8, 2009
The Yankees and Alex Rodriguez made a very smart decision earlier today; they decided that Alex would undergo surgery on his injured hip Monday. The operation, which is being described as a “hybrid” solution, should sideline A-Rod for 6-9 weeks. He will need an additional operation after the season to fully repair his injury....
- Doctors say Alex Rodriguez's hip injury isn't steroid-related
New York Daily News – March 6, 2009
According to Dr. Struan Coleman, a hip specialist at Hospital for Special Surgery who is not treating Rodriguez but is familiar with his case, fluid from inside A-Rod's hip joint has been pushed through a tear in the labrum (a rubbery ring of cartilage in the hip) and has formed a cyst outside it....
- Treatment May Delay Surgery on Rodriguez’s Hip
The New York Times – March 5, 2009
Several surgeons with expertise in Alex Rodriguez's type of injury said Thursday that there was a range of treatment for a tear of the labrum in the hip and that Rodriguez might be able to play this season without surgery....
- Westport Football Player Back on the Field
The Hour – January 27, 2009
Romano was all set to start his junior year before the problems with his hip began.
"I had a torn labrum, a torn cartilage, and an impingement of the hip," he explained. "It's when the femur bone is rubbing against the ball and socket in your hip."...
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