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Doctor insights on: The Elliptical For Hip Labral Tears

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How do you find a Dr that specializes in hip labral tears? Want to consult with that type Dr. Thanks.

How do you find a Dr that specializes in hip labral tears? Want to consult with that type Dr. Thanks.

It would be an: Orthopedist. Call the largest group in your area and inquire. If they do not have a specialist they probably can help you. Another good place for references is a good physical therapy place that does a lot of ortho rehab. They might know. Hood luck it is a very special specialist you are looking for. There is only 1 in all of milwaukee area!!! ...Read more

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Would you be able to feel a labral tear in the hip when it first occurs?

Would you be able to feel a labral tear in the hip when it first occurs?

Possibly: Some people will report a tearing feeling or the sudden onset of anterior groin pain, some will report that they began to notice their hip "clicking" after an injury; all of which can potentially be associated with a label tear. ...Read more

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I have a labral tear in my hip that is impinging on a nerve. What is the best option? It's very painful and stops me from every day living.

I have a labral tear in my hip that is impinging on a nerve. What is the best option? It's very painful and stops me from every day living.

See specialist: Cabral tears do not impinge on nerves- seek out hip arthroscopy specialist for proper evaluation - most can be treated with simple hip arthroscopy ...Read more

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Is labral tear surgery of the hip major surgery?

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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Could a hip labral tear cause swelling?

Could a hip labral tear cause swelling?

Unlikely but: Labral tears often cause pain in the groin or front of the hip during physical activity or with deep flexion (bending) and rotation of the hip. Some individuals with labral tears of the hip will also have clicking or a sense of catching deep within the hip during certain activities. Swelling is not a usual symptom. Your question did not say where the swelling is. Usually you can not see swe ...Read more

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What does an extensive labral hip tear mean after mra?

Tear: It's a tear of the cartilage/ lining of your femoral head (the top part of the femur). ...Read more

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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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Had hip labral repair last year. Lateral groin pain now. Feels like another tear. Possible to tear in same hip 2nd time? Can they scope hip twice?

Had hip labral repair last year. Lateral groin pain now. Feels like another tear. Possible to tear in same hip 2nd time? Can they scope hip twice?

Tears can recur: Labral tears can recur, especially if underlying cause of tear is not concomitantly addressed. Specifically, care needs to be taken to avoid leaving behind a bony prominence of the rim of the acetabulum (Pincer lesion) or a bony bump off the femoral head-neck junction (Cam lesion). A retorn labrum can often be repaired again or reconstructed with allograft tissue if needed during revision A'scope ...Read more

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Cost of hip arthroscopy for labral tear?

Cost of hip arthroscopy for labral tear?

Covered by insurance: In most cases the procedure is covered by insurance. Codes exist for most of the main procedures that are performed. Some portions of the procedure are "unlisted" and patients sometimes need to pay this up front and then work with the insurance to pay this back to patient directly. ...Read more

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How can I self test for a hip labral tear?

Hard to do if you: Have not done it before, but here are the basic test:
ant labral tear- pain if hip is brought from a fully flexed, externally rotated, and abducted position to a position of extension, internal rotation, and adduction
posterior labral tear -pain if hip is brought from a flexed, adducted, and internally rotated position to one of abduction, external rotation, and extension.
Not 100% diagnostic. ...Read more

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Will a thomas hip flexor stretch cause a labral tear?

No: Stretching the hips flexor distracts the joint- it gently pulls the ball away from the socket. Most activities that injure the labrum- including wear and tear- do so by compressing the joint. If you have a labral tear, you may irritate it by stretching the opposite leg (the side that you are pulling to your chest can get compressed). ...Read more

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Does a partial labral tear (posterior hip) require surgery?

Does a partial labral tear (posterior hip) require surgery?

Possibly.: If you are having symptoms and you have not responded to conservative treatment. ...Read more

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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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I have been diagnosed with labral tear of right hip. Going for first injection soon. Do patients do well from these?

Varies: The injection will only treat the symptoms of the year and not the tear itself. So the response may be temporary. You may need to consider surgery if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Having hip pain and told labral tear after MRI etc why would I need an ultrasoud?

Having hip pain and told labral tear after MRI etc why would I need an ultrasoud?

Not sure ask your: Doctor, what he or she is thinking.... Not the standard way for work-up of labral tears, but there might be something else he or she is thinking, or trying to evaluate. Ask him/her, could you please tell me why we are getting this ultrasound, and what will it add to the recommended treatments. ...Read more

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Can I dance salsa again after a hip arthroscopy of labral tear?

Can I dance salsa again after a hip arthroscopy of labral tear?

Yes: Depending on the location and severity of the labral tear and subsequently how involved the arthroscopic repair is will determine how long it will take to get you dancing again, but full unrestricted activity is the goal of treatment. ...Read more

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Can I dance professionsally again after a hip arthroscopy of a hip labral tear?

Activity After Scope: Many activities can be resumed after a hip arthroscopy. In fact, professional football players, baseball players, and basketball players are returning to high level activity after this type of surgery.

The recovery can take a few months, and extensive physical therapy is required to make the best recovery, but returning to sports, including dance, is possible. ...Read more

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Would the feeling of something being pinched in the upper thigh, on the front but close to inner thigh, in crease, be a symptom of hip labral tear?

Possibly: Yes it definitely could, however there are other potential causes of pain in that area as well. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks post op (hip fai & labral tears). My pt is not aggressive but for a couple of days after pt, I get painful burst of pain in the groin?

Probably part of: Recovery. Bring this up to your surgeon. The fact that the location of the pain is in the region of your body where the surgery pain should be, and the fact that it is not constant is reassuring. But still make sure your surgeon knows how you are progressing with pt, and recovery. The hip joint is localized in the groin region..... ...Read more

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Can gluteal medius tendonitis result from a hip lateral labral tear?

Perhaps- not always: Not all hip labral tears develop gluteus medius tendinitis but it is possible If the symptoms from the labral tear cause an abnormal gait pattern, and thus the tendinitis. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to play soccer goalkeep with hip labral tear?

Is it possible for you to play soccer goalkeep with hip labral tear?

Yes: It is possible to
participate in sports and athletic individual events w/ a labral tears, some people can play (and have) entire seasons w/ a symptomatic "labral tear" (college and professional football).Hip "impingement' (related to femoral head and acetabulum) anatomical factors w/ associated labral tears is a very common and somewhat overdiagnosed condition... ...Read more

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What are the risks involved with having hip arthroscopy for a labral tear?

What are the risks involved with having hip arthroscopy for a labral tear?

Several: All surgeries have risks and hip arthroscopy is no different. The usual risks are bleeding, infection, damage to nerves or blood vessels and continued pain. These are all very rare with hip arthroscopy but do exist. After labralrepair, somehips get very stiff and much therapy is needed to restore motion. Damage to the cartilage in the joint can also happen. Talk to your surgeon about these, . ...Read more

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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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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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How successful is hip surgery for a cam impingement and labral tears? I was told only a few days on crutches.

How successful is hip surgery for a cam impingement and labral tears? I was told only a few days on crutches.

Depends: The answer to this type of question always depends on the individual patient (preoperative health, associated medical conditions, etc) as well as the specific type of surgery being done. Presumably you are having arthroscopic hip surgery, which, for a healthy patient, can heal relatively quickly, with only a few days on crutches. ...Read more