What is Hip arthroscopy?

Category: Procedures


An arthrscopy is arthroscopy is a minor surgical procedure in which a tiny incision is made and a device is insert to look inside the body at a joint, wound, organ, etc. This is usually done as an exploratory or diagnostic procedure on the hip to determine what may be wrong with it.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hip labral tear 5 2
Pain in hip(s) 4 1
Diagnostic assessment 1 1
Pain in left hip 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hip arthroscopy

Side effect Patients
Pain 2
Hip bursitis 1
Hip gives out 1
Lock ups 1
Pain in groin muscles 1
Pain in hip(s) 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hip arthroscopy.