PT Inquest Episode 173: Early Vs Delayed Surgery for FAI

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A study shows that those with FAI who get surgery earlier do better than those who get surgery later. Does that mean patients should rush to surgery? Or is the reality more nuanced?

Early Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome Provides Superior Outcomes When Compared With Delaying Surgical Treatment Beyond 6 Months.
Kunze KN, Beck EC, Nwachukwu BU, Ahn J, Nho SJ.
Am J Sports Med. 2019 Jul 15:2038-2044. doi: 10.1177/0363546519837192. [Epub ahead of print]

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