Hip Labral Tears
|Hip Joint and Cartilage|
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- Wear and tear of hip joint from different activities, such as golf or softball
- Traumatic injury to hip
- Twisting injuries
- Motor vehicle accident
- Degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis
- Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAI)
- Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
- Hip dysplasia
- Slipped capital epiphysis
- Capsular laxity/hip hypermobility
- Hip pain: sharp, deep, disabling
- Locking or clicking of hip
- Hip instability
- Limited range of motion
- Tenderness to touch
- Groin, buttock, or thigh pain
- Pain during activity
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
- Steroid injection to the joint
- Modified activity
- Physical therapy to strengthen muscles
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons http://orthoinfo.aaos.org
Arthroscopy Association of North America http://www.aana.org
Canadian Orthopaedic Association http://www.coa-aco.org
Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation http://www.canorth.org
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Burnett SJ, Della Rocca GJ, et al. Clinical presentation of patients with tears of the acetabular labrum. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. 2006;88:1448-1457.
Hip Labral Tears. Arthorscopy Association of North America website. Available at: https://www.aana.org/VideoEducationLibrary/Articles/HipLabralTears/tabid/130/Default.aspx. Accessed May 6, 2013.
Hunt DH, Clohisy J, et al. Acetabular Labral Tears of the Hip in Women. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America - Volume 18, Issue 3 (August 2007).
O'Kane J. Anterior hip pain. Am Fam Physician. 1999 Oct 15;60(6):1687-1696. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/991015ap/1687.html. Accessed May 6, 2013.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 02/2014 -
- Update Date: 03/18/2013 -
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