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Steve Hamilton, M.D.

An Examination of Hip Labral Tears: Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery

Your hips act as the foundation for your entire body.  Your hips contribute to your core strength which allow you to move your legs and provide support for your upper body. The hip is a ball and socket joint. The head of your femur (the ball) fits into the acetabulum of your pelvic bone (the socket). ...


Frequently Asked Questions about Hip Pain: Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

Your hip joint is comprised of a “ball” and a “socket”—where your femoral head fits into the acetabulum of your pelvic bone. The overall joint is held strongly together by the architecture of the bones and surrounding ligaments. And, as with every joint in your body, any misalignment or bone ...


The Most Common Overuse Injuries in Sports

Practice makes perfect. No pain, no gain. Probably every athlete has heard these phrases at some point during their sports career. However, people often don’t realize just how dangerous overtraining and overuse can be to an athlete’s body. While it is imperative to train in order to improve your ...


Treating Meniscus Injuries

Treating Meniscus Injuries The meniscus is the semi-circular shaped disc, or cushion, that functions as a load-sharing shock absorber for the knee joint during weight-bearing activities. It is a tough, rubber-like tissue that lines and cushions joints. There is a meniscus on the inner side of your ...


Frequently Asked Questions about Rotator Cuff Injuries

What is a rotator cuff injury? The shoulder consists of the humerus (upper arm bone), scapula (shoulder blade), and clavicle (collarbone). The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that hold the head of the humerus and scapula together. While its primary function is to help stabilize the shoulder, ...


Arthroscopic Surgery for Common Sports Injuries

Today’s elite athletes push the boundaries of what is humanly possible. Countless train, day and night, strengthening their muscles and improving their techniques hoping to win championships and smash records. Unfortunately, injuries—particularly those related to the knee or shoulder— are a ...


Detecting and Treating Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

FAI or “Femoroacetabular Impingement” is a condition where the hip bones are shaped abnormally and do not fit perfectly together, causing the bones to rub, which ultimately damages to the hip joint. The hip is a ball and socket joint and a low friction tissue called articular cartilage covers the ...


The Advantages of an Arthroscopic Procedure

For high school and college athletes, there are few things worse than a season-ending injury. If sitting on the sidelines wasn’t already painful in its own sense, a severe injury and the conditions associated with it may continue long after the season has ended and may even lead to problems as an adult. Orthopedic ...