Hip specialists partner to correct an adult’s painful hip problems
Shortly after she was born, Erin Roark, 37, of Valparaiso, IN, was diagnosed with a birth defect called hip dysplasia during a routine well-baby visit. This is a condition in which the femoral head (ball) of the hip joint does not fit properly into the acetabulum (socket).
Shortstop Back To The Diamond
I played college baseball and was an athlete in several sports in high school. I remained extremely active and played sports for years after college. A few years ago, I developed extreme and constant pain in my hip. I could not sleep through the night.
Army Lieutenant Pain-Free After Double Hip Arthroscopy
In the spring of 2015, Mike Sullivan injured his hip labrum conducting an Army ROTC workout. With an upcoming 30-day military obligation right around the corner...
Back to Pro Golf
Joe Emerich had been playing for the PGA Tour in Canada when he began to feel trouble turning and pivoting. A constant, dull ache frustrated him when it came to swinging and rotating.Dr. Nho diagnosed Joe, a former pro golfer, with a labral tear that he repaired with minimally invasive hip...
College Hockey Star Feels 'Better Than Ever' After Hip Surgery
When Plymouth State University hockey player Michael Freitag tore the labrum of his left hip during a workout, his future in a sport he had been playing competitively since age five...
Back to Marathons After Hip Arthroscopy
As 19-year-old Ashleigh Kleinjan crossed the 2014 Chicago Marathon finish line in under four hours, no one could believe she underwent hip surgery last year. Ashleigh's condition was especially concerning because she planned to run cross-country in college, and wouldn't be able...
College Soccer Player Back at it After ACL Surgery
Koray Yesili is a 23-year-old graduate student from Berlin, Germany who plays defense for the DePaul University men’s soccer team. His love of soccer started at the age of four when his parents encouraged playing sports as a great way to stay active...
Endurance Athlete Back in Action After Hip Surgery
I had never been physically active prior to 2010. In fact, at one point I weighed more than 200 pounds. But with three kids at home, I needed to make some serious changes in my lifestyle and get healthy for myself and my family...