Fixing a Labral Tear

The labrum—a ring of cartilage around the hip socket— can get pinched and torn.

One possible cause of hip pain is a labral tear, which can occur in people with a condition called femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). Labral tears often require surgery to repair. Symptoms of labral tears mimic those of osteoarthritis. One distinguishing feature is the age of the person when symptoms arise. “FAI is seen more commonly in […]
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