Center for Hip Preservation

Patient Success Stories

Active adolescents and adults of all ages, including weekend and elite athletes, seek our expertise and services. Our extensive knowledge, combined with the unique and comprehensive services available at HSS, provides patients with the highest quality of care, from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and wellness.

“It was right after winning last March that I began to feel like something wasn’t right in my hip,” recalls Therese. First it felt as though something was catching, then it seemed as if the catching had turned to grinding. “I went for a run and suddenly I could barely walk,” Therese recalls.

A soccer player all her life, Ali Werner hoped for a spot on a Division I team when she entered college. But, during her high school junior year, a series of injuries and illnesses threatened to spoil her plans. She pulled a hamstring, injured her groin muscle, her hip hurt, and she developed mono.

Brother and sister Michael and Justine Miano share more than a great sense of humor and outgoing personality. Twenty-one-year-old Michael and sixteen-year-old Justine endured hip pain for as long as they could remember. Initially, their discomfort was dismissed by their pediatrician as "growing pains." As the two matured, the pain continued, with certain activities making it worse.

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