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Labral Tears and FAI: A Common Cause of Hip Pain

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source: Howard J Luks, MD Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

year: 2015

authors: Howard J. Luks


Hip pain is becoming more common with each passing week.  Similar to other injuries we see, people are more active and stay active longer.  It has only been 5-10 years since we have started to identify a common cause of hip pain — Tears of the labrum in the hip.  In addition, we have identified anatomical reasons why you might have developed a labrum tear in your hip. This is a guest blog post by Derek Ochiai, MD.  He is a Sports Medicine trained Orthopedic Surgeon with a particular interest focus on the hip.

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