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Frequently Asked Questions: Hip Disorders & Hip Arthroscopy

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How do I know if I have a hip problem?

How are hip disorders and labral tears diagnosed?

What kind of imaging will I need?

Do non-operative treatments like physical therapy work for labral tears?

Are there medications I can take for my hip?

Do injections help? When are they used?

What is actually done in hip arthroscopy?

Will I be on crutches after hip arthroscopy?

What does the recovery from hip arthroscopy involve?

I have osteoarthritis. Can hip arthroscopy help me?

I have hip dysplasia. Can hip arthroscopy help me?

Appointments and Referrals

Office Locations

La Jolla



Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeons