What is the Right Treatment for Me?
Loose bodies can cause catching, popping, and pain within the joint. They can also cause damage to the other areas of normal cartilage thus accelerating the arthritic process. Most surgeons advocate removing these loose bodies as soon as possible. Prior to hip arthroscopy, this was rarely done due to the magnitude and dangers associated with the procedure. Now, with these newer techniques, it is done easily and quickly with minimal recovery time.
If a loose body is causing significant symptoms, it can be removed through small incisions during hip arthroscopy. Early, middle, late Then; OLSS provides a wide range of treatment options and, because our doctors are the most experienced and best trained in treating loose bodies, we are able to perform many advanced treatments other practices may not be able to offer.
The real question is: What treatment is best if you think you suffer from loose bodies in the hip joint? Use our Treatment Check tool to quickly get started in finding the right treatment for you.