Open Abductor Repair

In hip abductor tendonitis or gluteal tendonitis, occasionally this can progress onto tears in those tendons. And those tendons insert into a portion of the femur called the greater trochanter. And that can be very painful and that can also cause some weakness in the muscles of the hip. So, one of the things that we can do to correct this is a surgical procedure called an open abductor repair, where we make a small incision on the side of the hip and use suture anchors and suture to reattach those tendons back down to the bone where they insert naturally.


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