MTV.com – Dr. Alexis Colvin:: “Lady Gaga's Hip Injury Is Serious Business, But Totally Treatable”

 – February 14, 2013 /Press Release/  –– 

Lady Gaga has announced that she needs surgery for a "labral tear of the right hip," an injury that is not uncommon for very active people her age, according to Dr. Alexis Colvin, an orthopedic surgeon at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. "Athletes who are doing twisting sports or rotating their hips out a lot, like hockey goalies, [tend to get this injury]," said Colvin, who is not treating Gaga, but has treated similar injuries.  Learn more