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Dr. Mark Galland
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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How long does it take to recover from a hip labral tear arthroscopic surgery?

How long does it take to recover from a hip labral tear arthroscopic surgery?

Approximately 3 mnth: General speaking 3 months, although recovery time can vary based on the severity of your injury and activity level that you wish to resume following the procedure. You can read about lady gaga's recent recovery and view the names of several professional athletes that undergown the procedure on my blog at http://drmarkgalland.Com/category/hip/. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
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Dr. Martin Morell
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Dr. Bradley Butkovich
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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27 y/o f w/ r hip labral tear. Ortho recommended arthroscopic surgery right away due to young age and click.. Typical? What will rehab timeframe be?

Rehab is long: You will typically feel better in a matter if weeks but your hip will be stiff. You have to protect the repair while it heals. Typically 8 weeks. Then you have to continue to work on motion and strengthening. Over the next 1-2 months full recovery at 6 months or so. ...Read more

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Is it worth it to get the surgery to fix the labral tear in my hip? I can't do any exercise without pain

Is it worth it to get the surgery to fix the labral tear in my hip? I can't do any exercise without pain

2nd opinion: Sounds like you already saw a surgeon and aren't sure about it. Feel free to ask for a second opinion to ease you mind. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Is labral tear surgery of the hip major surgery?

Every surgery is: Every surgery is major, those labar tear could be done by hole in the skin around the hip joint or some time need open surgery. The open surgery is more involved. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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I have had hip athroscopy for minor labral tear, 3 months post surgery I am still in agony. Is this normal?

I have had hip athroscopy for minor labral tear, 3 months post surgery I am still in agony. Is this normal?

Can be: It is not abnormal to take 4-6 months and even a year for the pain to go away. However, I am concerned about you being in agony. This should be evaluated by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Edison Wong
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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I had hip arthroscopic surgery in february to repair a labral tear. Now all my bursa get inflamed with any activity. What can I do?

I had hip arthroscopic surgery in february to repair a labral tear. Now all my bursa get inflamed with any activity. What can I do?

Depends: Use ice, over the counter meds such as Ibuprofen or naproxen, & pt exercises to strengthen muscles to keep muscles balanced. If not enough, then need prescription anti-inflammatory meds or a corticosteroid injection to calm down bursitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Felecia Sumner
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What's next? Hip xray shows nothing. Groin pain, surgery shows nothing. Webmd suggests Acetabular Labral Tear from symptoms. Pain managment no help

What's next? Hip xray shows nothing. Groin pain, surgery shows nothing. Webmd suggests Acetabular Labral Tear from symptoms.  Pain managment no help

Many reasons: There are a number reasons you could have groin pain. It could be from arthritis, or other muscular or skeletal issues. You may want to see a sports medicine doctor or orthopedist to investigate further. An MRI may give you a better answer if X-ray shows nothing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Wickline
Board Certified, Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
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Mom just had hip surgery for labral tear, now has no feeling in left perineal area. Had an epidural.?

Mom just had hip surgery for labral tear, now has no feeling in left perineal area. Had an epidural.?

Nerve compression: Assuming hip arthroscopy--if so--we use a table to provide gentle traction to leg to put camera in hip. Pressure is placed in groin and foot is pulled in a ski boot. This sounds like pressure causing nerve to go to sleep in perineal region. These types of problems frequently resolve on their own. Suggest talking to your surgeon about it. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Are there any supplements to help my recovery from a hip labral tear?

Are there any supplements to help my recovery from a hip labral tear?

No: You do not need to take anything specific. Make sure you have a well rounded diet, and follow your surgeons post operative instructions. ...Read more

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