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The Puzzles of Adolescent Hip Pain: How to Identify Common Conditions

Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Michael M. Chau, MD, PhD, allows that differentiating causes of hip pain in patients ages 10 to 19 can be a challenge, so his presentation guides primary care providers through workup steps (including which X-rays are needed) and initial treatment strategies. He discusses serious disorders requiring a prompt rule-out, offers pearls of wisdom for a more efficient diagnostic process, dispels myths about pediatric orthopedic problems, and clarifies when to consider surgery.

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Michael Chau, MD.

Michael Chau, MD

Pediatric orthopedic surgeon
Sports medicine specialist

Dr. Michael Chau is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and joint preservation for children, adolescents and young adults. He uses non-surgical, traditional surgical and advanced arthroscopic techniques (minimally ...

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