Arthroscopic hip surgery produces results no better than doing nothing
Arthroscopic surgeries for hip impingement aimed at preventing arthritis by eliminating bone spurs and reshaping the hip perform no better than no surgery. Moreover, hip surgery in general typically won’t increase your activity level. Regenexx uses custom concentrations of your body’s natural healing mechanisms to promote your body’s healing response.Are You a Regenexx Candidate?
Avoid Hip Surgery with Regenexx
Osteoarthritis of the hip is characterized by fast-progressing degeneration of hip tissue that causes impairment of function. Pain management strategies involving non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) raise the risk of stroke and heart attack while opioid pain medications have high risk for abuse. Steroid injections also have significant downsides.
Hip surgeries are especially traumatic and require months of painful recovery while patients redevelop strength and mobility and won’t increase your activity level. Common arthroscopic hip surgeries produce results no better than taking no action, and hip replacements wear out over time and require revision, especially for younger patients. During this outpatient procedure, our expert physicians use precise image guidance to inject custom concentrations of your body’s natural healing mechanisms into the exact areas of damage to tighten and stabilize your hip for better function and mobility. Call our patient care coordinators today to get started on your path to recovery.
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- Increased function
- Pain reduction
- Most individuals do not experience extensive downtime
- Minimal time off of work
- No surgery
- Minimal use of mobility tools (crutches, etc.)
- Minimal disruption of regular routine
Regenexx has performed more than 132,000 procedures worldwide. Regenexx keeps records of Regenexx procedures performed by physicians in our network in our outcomes database.View Outcomes
Before & After MRI Library
We have accumulated patient imaging before and after a Regenexx procedure to document anatomy change.MRI Library
Does Hip Impingement Surgery Work?
A review of a study published by Osteoarthritis and Cartilage on the findings of 18 studies evaluating this type of surgery.Become Educated
Are You A Candidate for the Regenexx Hip Osteoarthritis Procedure?
Speak with a Regenexx patient liaison to learn more about how we can help.
- We listen to your specific situation and concerns.
- We answer questions related to your condition and Regenexx.
- We explain the patient process for considering a hip osteoarthritis procedure.
- We can schedule a time to meet with a Regenexx physician near you.