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Who is a candidate for hip arthroscopy?

Hip arthroscopy can be an effective solution for a wide range of people, from athletes of all ages to older people in the early stages of arthritis. Doctors can clean up and repair damaged tissue, remove debris and even remove damaged cartilage.

If you are suffering from ongoing hip pain that has not been relieved by traditional or more conservative measures, it may be time to seek the opinion of a specially trained orthopedic surgeon. Minimally invasive surgical options like this are open to people with orthopedic issues. There is no reason to suffer through hip pain when there are such effective procedures to treat it.

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