Ask Dr. B Episode 7: Femoroacetabular Impingement

Causes & Treatment to Avoid Surgery

By Dr. Erin Boynton, MD, FRCS

Can you treat Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) without surgery? In this session, Dr. B reviews the cause, types and currently recommended treatment methods for Primary Femoroacetabular Impingement.

Until recently, the mainstay of treatment has been surgical. Learn what you can do to either prepare for surgery or avoid surgery altogether. Movement mechanics and what you can potentially control symptoms and disease progression will be highlighted.

Previous Episodes:

Ep 03: 4 Phase Strategy for Injury Rehab: Relax Phase & Special Guest (Part 2)

Ep 04: Reset, Restore & Reprogram: ACL Injury Recovery Case Study (Part 3)

Ep 05: Surgery, Rehab, Movement and Mobility Q&A (Part 1)

Ep 06: Surgery, Rehab, Movement and Mobility Q&A (Part 2)

About the Author

Dr. Erin Boynton, MD, FRCS is an orthopedic surgeon who was the team surgeon for the Toronto Blue Jays for 10 years and has worked with other professional teams and athletes from many different sports. She currently serves as the Chief Medical Director of the Rogers Cup WTA Tennis Tournament and is the ITF Canadian Champion in tennis for her age group (we won't say which group that is!).