Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
- Orthopedic Specialty Center
- 192 Tilley Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
- Phone: 802-847-2663
- Fax: 802-847-3792
- Monday-Friday, 8 AM-5 PM
Hip pain and related disorders are debilitating conditions affecting millions of Americans. Whether you are suffering from arthritis or a traumatic injury, hip pain can greatly affect your quality of life.
At Fletcher Allen, our team of orthopedic surgeon specialists has more than 50 years of combined experience in hip pain and total hip replacement; we offer the full range of services for your condition.
Hip Pain: What You Need to Know
Our orthopedic surgeons are a team that uses the latest technology and robotic surgery, where appropriate, to treat hip pain. Another example of the leading-edge technologies we use is hip replacement implants specially designed for your age, gender and unique medical situation.
We provide an accessible, personalized approach tailored to your individual hip pain needs. We will meet with you and answer any questions you have. Our goal is to help you find the hip pain treatment that is right for you.
Experienced, Trusted Expertise
As a university hospital, our expertise comes from a deep grounding in scientific knowledge and research.
Patients have access to all the resources of our institution – from the best possible diagnostic services to the latest treatments, including robotic surgery, to the most advanced rehabilitative care. Additionally, you will feel the advantage of a strong emphasis on patient education. We are here to answer any questions you have, at any point in your care. We encourage you to learn as much as possible about your hip pain condition.
What is Hip Pain?
Hip pain is a common problem, and it can be confusing because there are many causes. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the underlying problem. Some hip pain conditions are:
- Degenerative joint disease of hip
- Avascular necrosis of femoral head/hip
- Bone cancer
- Bone contusion
- Bone infection (osteomyelitis)
- Cartilage injury
- Degenerative joint disease of hip
- Developmental dysplasia of hip
- Fracture: acetabulum, femoral head, femoral neck, hip, pelvis
- Hip dislocation
- Hip Impingement syndrome
- Hip Pain
- Joint infection (septic arthritis)
- Labral tear (tear in the cartilage/labrum that lines the hip socket.
- Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
- Metastatic bone disease
- Sickle cell disease of bone
- Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
- Traumatic hip injuries
Learn about Hip Pain Diagnosis and Treatment at Fletcher Allen
Informational Sheets: Total Joint Replacement and Infection Prevention
Download an information sheet about total joint replacement and joint reconstruction at Fletcher Allen.
Download an information sheet about orthopedic infection prevention at Fletcher Allen.
Review information from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the National Institute of Health, on:
- Anesthesia for Hip Surgery
- Alternatives for Pain Management after Joint Replacement Surgery
- Getting Ready for Surgery (for multilingual translations)
- Total Hip Replacement
- Total Hip Replacement (for multilingual translations)
- Total Hip Replacement - American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
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