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Valet Consolidation at Tacoma General/Mary Bridge Children's Campuses

As of Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, valet parking services will no longer be offered at the main entrance of MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital on Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Patients may still be dropped off and picked up at that entrance and valet services are available at other hospital entrances. Learn More
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Conditions and Procedures

Get Help for Common Conditions without Invasive Procedures

MultiCare’s Hip Preservation Program treats a variety of conditions, such as:

  • Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
  • Femoral malrotation
  • Hip labral tears
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Hip tendon injuries

Linnea Welton, MD, our hip preservation specialist, uses a minimally invasive approach to avoid unseemly scars and help you get back on your feet as soon as possible. Common procedures performed include:

  • Hip arthroscopy without a groin traction post
  • Hip labral repair and reconstruction
  • Re-countouring of the femur and acetabulum (as it relates to hip impingement)
  • Derotational femoral osteotomy (DRO)
  • Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO)
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections

A Safer Approach to Hip Arthroscopy

Dr. Welton is one of a few surgeons in the United States who performs hip arthroscopy without placing a padded post in the groin. Eliminating this post can lead to fewer complications. She is also able to operate on both hips simultaneously, so patients may avoid multiple surgeries.

Schedule an Appointment

Call 253-545-5987 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Welton at MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine-Auburn.