Hip Problems: When Is It Time to Operate?

Take all factors into account; don’t rush into surgery

Peter Pollack

“In my opinion, determining when hip arthroscopy is indicated depends on several factors,” said J. W. Thomas Byrd, MD, who discussed the topic during the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day program. “The first is to verify that the patient’s condition is truly a hip problem.

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