This surgical procedure is designed to relieve pain and instability of the hip caused by an abnormally shallow hip socket. In this procedure, the socket is cut and freed from the pelvis, then repositioned at an angle that stabilizes the hip and provides adequate support for the femoral head.
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"In January 2021, I am excited to report I will be making my return to gymnastics in my first competition since my surgery a year ago. It has been a three-year journey from pain to recovery. However, I am grateful to Dr. Ryan and his team for helping me get back to doing what I enjoy." - Amberlee Parker