Preserving One Hip at a Time

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Hip problems can affect people of any age and activity level. If you’re coping with pain or mobility issues, the comprehensive Hip Preservation Program at Duke Regional Hospital can help get you back on track in no time – and decrease your chances of experience pain or hip injury in the future.

The first step to better hip health is pinpointing the cause of the pain- a task enhanced by new technology.

“Great advances have been made in the last 15 years in treating hip patients – specifically young, active patients,” says Steven Olson, MD, director of the Hip Preservation Program at Duke Regional Hospital and Young Hip Center at Duke University Hospital. “Now we can clearly see where the problem lies, whether it’s mechanical in nature or brought on by abnormal wear and tear.”

To continue reading this article, visit page 4 of Your Health, Duke Regional Hospital’s health publication.

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