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Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
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Academic Hospital DRK Berlin Westend

10/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Endoprosthetics

The Hospital DRK Berlin Westend is a recognized academic hospital at the University Hospital Charité in Berlin. The hospital has more than 130 beds, 15 departments and 12 specialized centers, which represent all areas of modern medicine, including surgery, orthopedics (endoprosthetics), cardiology, etc. A team of about 1,
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1239
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
8548

Catholic Clinic Koblenz-Montabaur

10/10
location_onGermany, Koblenz

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology, Endoprosthetics

The Catholic Clinic Koblenz-Montabaur positions itself as a modern medical facility, which provides high-quality diagnostics and treatment in accordance with the international standards. The medical complex is the Academic Hospital of the University Hospital Mainz, which gives patients the opportunity to have access to the most
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1288
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
9793

Academic Hospital Brothers of Mercy Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology

According to the Focus magazine, the Academic Hospital Brothers of Mercy Munich ranks among the top German hospitals in the Federal State of Bavaria! The hospital is a modern medical facility with the highest level of medical care and long traditions. The hospital operates on the basis of the Technical University of Munich and t
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1283
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
9096

Academic Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Karlsruhe

Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Hand and Orthopedic Surgery

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the Academic Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe ranks among the top German hospitals! The hospital positions itself as a modern maximum care medical facility, which combines long traditions and progressive achievements of modern medicine. The hospital operates on the basis of the University
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1262
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
9086

Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

8/10
location_onTurkey, Istanbul

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology

The Medipol Mega University Hospital is the leading and the largest medical facility in Turkey where the patients can receive top-class medical services according to the international standards. Thanks to a highly qualified medical team, cutting-edge medical technology and a special atmosphere aimed at recovery, the hospital has
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
456.6 help379
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
6022.2 help5460

Vitos Orthopedic Clinic Kassel

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Kassel

Department of Adult and Pediatric General Orthopedics, Trauma Surgery

According to the Focus magazine, the Vitos Orthopedic Clinic Kassel ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the treatment of orthopedic diseases! The clinic is a specialized medical facility, which provides top-class diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with musculoskeletal diseases. The cl
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1293
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
9516

Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa

9.8/10
location_onIsrael, Haifa

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

The Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa is the largest and the most progressive hospital in Northern Israel. The medical center was founded in 1938 and nowadays is proud of its long history, rich and successful experience in providing comprehensive medical services in all medical fields. The hospital serves more than 2 million local
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
537
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
7403

Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi

9/10
location_onIndia, New Delhi

Department of Orthopedics

The Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi is a modern medical facility, which is distinguished by extremely high quality and standards of medical service. The hospital is located in the heart of New Delhi, in the capital of India. During its design and construction, the most advanced medical technologies from around the wor
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
218
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
3262

University Hospital Ulm

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Ulm

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics

The University Hospital Ulm started its activities 35 years ago and during this time it has become one of the most prestigious medical institutions in Europe. The hospital is famous for its numerous discoveries and the world-class achievements in medicine and pharmaceuticals. The medical facility has 29 specialized departments a
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1327
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
10114

JSC Medicina Clinic Moscow

8/10
location_onRussia, Moscow

Department of Orthopedics and Endoprosthetics

Founded in 1990, the JSC Medicina Clinic is an interdisciplinary medical center, which includes a polyclinic, an interdisciplinary inpatient clinic, round-the-clock emergency medical services and the state-of-the-art Sofia Cancer Center. With more than 300 doctors, the clinic offers a wide range of medical services. Within the f
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
428
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
5849

University Hospital Heidelberg

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Heidelberg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Heidelberg ranks among the top five hospitals in Germany! The hospital is one of the most advanced and reputable medical institutions not only in Germany, but throughout Europe. There are more than 43 specialized departments and 13 medical institutes, which cover all field
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
0
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
0

University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Special Orthopedic Surgery and Rheumatic Orthopedics

According to the reputable Focus magazine, the University Hospital Frankfurt am Main ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital was founded in 1914 and today is a well-known German medical facility, which combines rich traditions and scientific innovations. A medical team of more than 6,500 employees cares about
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1298
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
9436

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the Charite University Hospital Berlin occupies the first place in the rating of the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the largest and leading university medical complexes in Europe. The hospital in Germany provides modern diagnostics and treatment of patients, a
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1612
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
14047

University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Würzburg

Department of Traumatology, Hand Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

According to the Focus magazine in 2019, the University Hospital Würzburg ranks among the top national German hospitals! The hospital is one of the oldest medical facilities in Germany. The centuries-old traditions of first-class treatment are combined with the very latest achievements of modern evidence-based medicine and
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1322
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1299
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
9669

University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Sports Medicine

According to the prestigious FOCUS magazine, the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich ranks among the Germany's top medical institutions! Founded in 1834, the hospital combines long traditions and the very latest achievements of modern medicine. The medical facility includes 33 specialized departments, 20 interdiscipli
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1389
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
10827

University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden

9.1/10
location_onGermany, Dresden

Department for Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Trauma Surgery

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden is among the top three hospitals in Germany! The hospital is the embodiment of the standards of modern high-quality medicine. Since the hospital positions itself as a maximum care medical facility, it represents all medical fields. The
Diagnostics for Hip Impingement
1488
Arthroscopic surgery for hip impingement
12278

About the disease

Hip impingement is damage to a ball-and-socket joint, which connects the thigh bone to the pelvis. The joint connection loses its elasticity and the patient can no longer use their hip normally. If not treated in time, this disease can result in hip osteoarthritis. 

In some cases, hip impingement is asymptomatic and it can remain latent for years. Almost 15% of the world population has this disease without even knowing it.

There are two types of hip impingement:

  • Cam impingement
  • Pincer impingement

Cam impingement is where the head of the ball-and-socket joint is not round like it should be, so it does not move properly in the hip socket. With pincer impingement, the femur bone rubs against the hip bone, resulting in cartilage damage. In some cases, a person has both types of this condition simultaneously and may need to undergo surgery.

According to Washington University Orthopedics.edu, this disease can either be mechanical or structural. This means that hip impingement can develop as a result of trauma or if the patient has a congenital problem that causes their hip structure to deviate slightly from the norm. Impingement can manifest itself at any age and is equally common in women and men.

Symptoms

  • Stiffness in groin and thigh
  • Loss of full hip motion
  • Pain in the lower back

Diagnosis

First of all, a doctor will conduct physical tests to estimate the range of hip flexibility and see at which point movement begins to be painful.

  • Radiography is considered to be one of the best diagnostic methods because it produces exact images of the hip, making it easy to identify where damage to the ball-and-socket joint has occurred.
  • A CT scan is needed if images produced by radiography are not clear enough. This technique generates a three-dimensional image, making it possible to examine the hip from all sides.  
  • An MRI scan can show even more precise pictures of the soft cartilage tissue around the hip.

Treatment

In order to avoid complications, patients most often need to undergo surgery. According to statistics, surgery success reaches 96%, so chances for recovery, as you can see, are very high.

Arthroscopy is joint surgery that is performed with an arthroscope – a device is inserted into a joint through a tiny incision. An Arthroscope is a type of endoscope that can reconstruct and repair damaged cartilage. This is a more effective type of treatment than open surgery, because the joint does not need to be fully opened up.

During open surgery, surgeons open the hip in order to realign and correct its structure. Open surgery is recommended in more severe cases.

Both arthroscopy and open surgery bring good results and these types of treatment are especially suited to people who have lost a lot of their hip flexibility, Athletes in particular are prone to wear and tear in the hip.

Finally, you may need to undergo several courses of physiotherapy to fully recover.




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