Mostly groin pain. Occasionally it can be pain in the buttock area, but the classic symptom is groin pain that is present after exercising or after sitting down for a long period of time.
We have the specialists here at Rush to treat every type of hip problem, whether it requires physical therapy, arthroscopy or a larger surgical procedure. Our collective experience and expertise enable us to make the correct diagnosis and put the appropriate solution to it.
The Healthy Hip Program Team at Rush University Medical Center includes:
Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, is a sports medicine and arthroscopic surgical specialist. He is an educator of medical students, residents, fellows and practicing orthopaedic surgeons, lecturing at numerous national educational meetings. He serves on the editorial board of several national orthopaedic journals and holds committee responsibilities with several national orthopaedic societies.
Shane Nho, MD, focuses on sports medicine and arthroscopic treatment of the hip, shoulder and knee. Nho has a specific interest in the arthroscopic treatment of athletic hip injuries, hip joint preservation surgery for femoro-acetabular impingement (FAI), hip labral repairs, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repair and knee arthroscopy. He is co-head of the Hip Study Group at Rush.
Monica Kogan, MD, specializes in the treatment of children's broken bones and other orthopedic problems unique to pediatric patients, including trauma, birth defects, developmental dysplasia, club feet, genetic anomalies, neurologic dysfunction, scoliosis and walking disorders. She is fluent in Spanish.