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Hip pain can make daily life challenging for anyone, let alone adolescents and young adults. Young people should be able to live active lifestyles without worrying about their hip health.
The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Hip Preservation Program at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh treats young people with pain caused by:
To make an appointment for you or your child's hip condition, call 412-692-5530.
At the AYA Hip Preservation Program, our multidisciplinary team works together to:
We see teens and adults up to age 35 who have chronic or acute hip pain due to structural hip problems. Whether you were born with a hip problem, or it developed over time, we can help.
Over the last 10 years, there have been major advances in the management of hip disorders in young people.
Our program offers you the latest treatments for pain relief including, but not limited to:
If you need surgery, our team has training in advanced surgical techniques including hip arthroscopy and periacetabular osteotomy (PAO). We'll work with you to choose the best surgical approach for you.
We treat all major structural hip conditions that affect teens and young adults.
The most common conditions we treat include:
FAI, or hip impingement:
The labrum is a ring of cartilage that extends around the hip socket to stabilize the hip joint.
FAI or hip dysplasia are often the causes of labral tears.
SCFE and Perthes disease:
When you come to the AYA Hip Preservation Program, we'll talk to you about your case and personal goals. From your first consult through recovery, our team will be at your side.
Some of our services include:
Your care will begin with a thorough evaluation of your hip, including x-rays and a physical exam.
You'll meet the whole team, including our orthopedic surgeon, nurses, and physical therapist. Together, we will create a treatment plan tailored to meet your individual needs.
We bring a level of expertise to treating hip disorders and injuries unmatched in the Pittsburgh region.
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Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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