Blog - Hip

Posterior Pelvic Ring Fractures of the SI Joint and the Sacrum

Pelvic Anatomy The hip is a ball and socket joint in which the head of the femur (the leg bone) fits into the pelvis. There are 3 hip bones: the ilium, ischium and pubis that fuse together in adolescence, to create the butterfly shaped wings of the hips on each side of the body. Below… read more


Do Injections work for osteoarthritis pain in the hip and knee?

So you’re thinking about an injection to treat your hip/knee osteoarthritis. Here’s what you should know. First, if your knee pain or hip pain is keeping you from pursuing the lifestyle you want, then you need to do something about it. Live the lifestyle you want. Go climb mountains or ride your bike, or shoot… read more


Patient Questions: What type of joint replacement will I get?

Patients always ask “what type of joint replacement will I get?”, or they often go as far as specifying which type of implant they want.  As surgeons, we’re always happy to answer these questions because we love our trade and love talking shop! But here’s the interesting point: ask a room full of hip and… read more