LA Hip Preservation Specialist Uses Minimally Invasive Surgery for FAI and Osteitis Pubis

Open this link to see a 2020 national orthopedic newspaper article on the connection between femoroacetabular impingement (hip impingement or FAI) and osteitis pubis. The innovative minimally invasive arthroscopic hip and endoscopic symphysis pubis developed by Dr. Dean Matsuda in Los Angeles are typically performed as a single outpatient surgery to treat both conditions, thereby shortening postoperative rehabilitation and facilitating quicker retrun to sport.


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Advances in Hip Arthroscopy

Newest developments in arthroscopic surgery of the hip and pelvis presented at the annual meeting of the California Orthopedic Association in June 2018 by Dr. Dean Matsuda. Professionally video-recorded by VuMedi for surgeon and patient education purposes.
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