Pain from an injured or diseased hip can make it challenging to participate in the activities you love — from running a half-marathon to sitting in a chair and enjoying a movie. But you don’t have to suffer or settle for being sidelined — MultiCare’s Hip Preservation Program can restore function to your hips so you can lead the life you want.
A hip preservation specialist provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for pre-arthritic hip pain. The focus is on repairing and reshaping a patient’s own hip joint through a variety of methods:
Read more about the conditions treated and procedures offered by MultiCare’s Hip Preservation Program.
The goals of hip preservation are to:
Hip preservation may be appropriate for you if you are between the ages of 15 and 50 and want to maintain an active lifestyle. During your initial appointment, our hip preservation specialist will work with you to understand the source of your pain and determine if you are a good candidate for this treatment approach. Read more about what to expect during a visit with a hip preservation specialist.
Call 253-545-5987 to schedule a consultation with Linnea Welton, MD, our hip preservation specialist, at MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine-Auburn.