What is Dancer’s Hip? Snapping Hip Syndrome Explained
Dancer’s hip, often called snapping hip syndrome or coxa saltans, is a usually painless condition that affects approximately 5% – 10% of the US population. This condition is characterized by a palpable or audible snapping or clicking in one or both hip joints. There are three main types of coxa saltans, which are categorized as either external, […]
Ask Dr. Gibbs: Do I have hip impingement?
As an orthopedic hip doctor in Tooele, Dr. Daniel Gibbs sees his fair share of hip injuries. From hip bursitis and arthritis to hip labral tears, snapping hip syndrome and hip impingement, Dr. Gibbs diagnoses and treats every kind of hip pain and condition at Heiden Orthopedics’ Tooele location. Dr. Gibbs served as a team physician for the USC […]
Hip Bursitis vs Arthritis: How to Tell the Difference
If you’ve been experiencing pain in your hip, you may be wondering if you have arthritis. Since most American adults are aware of arthritis as something they may experience as they age, this is a common assumption. However, there is a similar condition that is often overlooked: hip bursitis. Hip Bursitis vs Arthritis On […]
Hip Arthroscopy: Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
Hip arthroscopy has been refined over the last few decades as smaller cameras have become available in the medical field. Arthroscopic procedures provide minimally invasive options for diagnosis and treatment of many hip conditions. Dr. Daniel Gibbs is a dedicated orthopedic surgeon who focuses on the hip, knee, and shoulder. He has worked with countless […]