ABOUT VANCOUVER HIP INSTITUTE
Vancouver Hip Institute is a centre for high quality minimally invasive hip treatment options for hip preservation.
Our fellowship trained surgeons and team of hip specialists ensure that our patients get the best care. Our focus is on hip preservation (Hip Arthroscopy/Keyhole surgery). We are part of an international network of hip preservation surgeons. We offer an avenue for referrals to primary care physicians and other specialists for management of patients with non-arthritic hip conditions. We are committed to research and education and are part of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia.
Some common hip problems, when identified early, can be addressed with a surgical intervention to improve the mechanics of the hip joint. Our hope is to delay or prevent the development of arthritis, which often leads to a total hip replacement in many patients. The procedures are best suited for teenagers and young adults, before damage to the joint has occurred, but there is no age limit. If the underlying cause of the abnormal biomechanics is identified and treated, often the symptoms can improve substantially and function can be .
There are different treatment options to address non-arthritic hip pain or concerns. They include a) surgery options b) management solutions.