Committed to patient education, Dr. Dominic Carreira recently posted important information about AIIS Impingement on his website. Dr. Carreira regularly adds treatment and recovery information to a variety of ailments that can be address with arthroscopy and other remedies.
About AIIS Impingement
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), specifically cam- and pincer-type, continue to be recognized as causes of intra-articular hip pathology and sources of hip pain. More recently, extra-articular causes of impingement have been reported.
The anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) has been a specific area of focus from arthroscopic surgeons due to its variable bony morphology and its risk for avulsion fracture by the pull of the rectus femoris muscle.
For further details, please read the AIIS Impingement page.
About Dr. D. Carreira
Dominic S. Carreira, M.D., a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with advanced training from three orthopedic fellowship programs, specializes in foot and ankle, hip arthroscopy, and sports medicine, and is a team physician for a number of professional sports teams.
In 2013, Dr. Carreira was honored as a local leader for his professional accomplishments. He was named as one of the “innovators, impact players and leaders” under the age of 40 who are actively shaping the City of Ft. Lauderdale today.
Dr. Carreira also maintains a YouTube channel where he posts short educational videos about hip, foot and ankle injuries and ailments, treatment regimens and surgical procedures.