Introduction to Hip Anatomy and Basic Causes of Hip Pain: Anthony Scillia, MD

Introduction to Hip Anatomy and Basic Causes of Hip Pain: Anthony Scillia, MD

Dr. Anthony Scillia, a well-known fellowship trained sports medicine specialist who practices at Morristown Medical Center provides a broad overview of hip pain beginning with the important anatomical features and relating them to the basic causes of hip pain. Dr. Scillia continues to describe the proper evaluation and management of hip pain in both adolescents and adults and explains a series of common causes of hip pain for the primary care practitioner to consider in their practice.

Learning Objectives:
1. Introduce the relevant anatomy of the hip and pelvis.
2. Identify common causes of hip pain.
3. Describe relevant clinical presentations of pain about the hip.
4. Define femoroacetabular impingement.
5. Articulate hamstring pathology and treatment.
6. Relate treatment strategy for tendon disorders of the hip.

With over 100 Orthopedic Surgeons covering 9 subspecialties, Morristown Medical Center is ranked 34th in the nation for orthopedic care and #1 hospital in NJ by U.S. News and World Report. Morristown Orthopedics was recognized by Healthgrades with 5 stars in hip and knee replacement, hip fractures, and spine fusion, and as Becker’s 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedics programs. Morristown Orthopedics performed over 11,000 cases in 2019 – including 3,360 total joint replacement and 2,000 spine procedures, good for the most total joint replacements performed in New Jersey. Please visit us at:
A nationally-recognized leader in cardiology, orthopedics, nursing, critical care and geriatrics, Morristown Medical Center is the only hospital in New Jersey named one of America’s ‘50 Best Hospitals’ for four consecutive years by Healthgrades. We’re also rated the number one hospital in the state by both U.S. News & World Report and Castle Connolly, named one of the World’s Best Hospitals (the 28th best hospital in the United States and number one in NJ) by Newsweek, and included on Becker’s Healthcare 2019 list of “100 Great Hospitals in America.” In addition, Leapfrog recognized us with an “A” hospital safety grade – its highest – eight consecutive times, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded us again with its highest five-star rating in 2019.
Morristown Medical Center is a Magnet Hospital for Excellence in Nursing Service, the highest level of recognition achievable from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for facilities that provide acute care services. We’re also designated a Level I Regional Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and a Level II by the State of NJ.


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