The hip labral tear is related to Ring of cartilage which is present at the outside area of hip joint socket. Basically the Labrum acts as a seal which holds the thighbone. Athletes are prone to develope this complication. Locking, clicking or stiffness felt in the hip joint.
Treatment and Symptoms
The tretament depends upon the severity of the problem. The patient can visit the sport medicine physician for a very serious case Hip Arthroscopy is suggested. The statistics related to hip labral tear, History helps to localise the hip as the source of pain rather than make a specific diagnosis as there is significant overlap in symptoms originating from different structures in and around the hip. For example, pain and tenderness over the greater trochanter, buttock or lateral thigh can suggest trochanteric bursitis, a tear of the gluteus medius muscle or a snapping hip.
Patients with FAI most commonly report groin (88%), lateral hip (67%) and anterior thigh (35%) pain but may also complain of buttock (29%), knee (27%) and lower back (23%) pain.4 Other conditions that present predominantly with groin pain (eg. osteitis pubis, incipient inguinal hernia, adductor tendinopathies) have been the focus of a previous review.