Diagnosing an Arthritic Hip Joint

Osteoarthritis is one of the common causes of hip deterioration.  If you are experiencing persistent pain in your hip that will not go away, it’s time to have a conversation with your doctor followed by a thorough examination. At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, a diagnosis is made for every patient based on a…

Hip Resurfacing or Total Hip Replacement: A Candid Discussion

I recently read an article that cited a case study from France indicating that 90 percent of the patients in the study who were runners prior to hip resurfacing procedures resumed the activity afterward.  A common perception in some circles is that hip resurfacing is the trendy option for younger patients and athletes.  Likewise, many…