Arthroscopic hip surgery helpful for athletes

By Jennie McKee

Arthroscopy useful in treating FAI, labral tears

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), labral tears, and other hip disorders are not new conditions in athletes, but orthopaedists’ ability to diagnose and treat them continues to evolve, said J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD, during a session at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s 2010 Specialty Day.

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