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Doctor insights on: Torn Hip Ligament

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Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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Can a pulled ligament on the hip make it feel like its locking up when i put it in certain positions?

Yes: The iliotibial band can snap and feel stuck over the greater trochanter of the femur. Treatment is stretching. It can also happen with the iliopsoas tendon but that is less likely at your age. ...Read more

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Have a pulled ligament on my outside of my right hip. What to do to treat it?

Have a pulled ligament on my outside of my right hip. What to do to treat it?

Let it heal: Most pulled or sprained ligaments just need rest and some icing. If they do not feel better with just rest then you may need some physical therapy but i would wait ap. 3 weeks. ...Read more

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Which are the named ligaments of the capsule of the hip joint?

Which are the named ligaments of the capsule of the hip joint?

Capsular Ligament: The capsular ligament consists of two types of fibers, circular and longitudinal. Some of the longitudinal fibers form the retinacula and the circular fibers form the zona orbicularis. It is attached to the acetabulum and anterior inferior iliac spine; and connects to the transverse ligament, iliofemoral ligament, pubocapsular, and ischiocapsular ligaments. ...Read more

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Hypermobile spine can that cause lax ligaments in hips?

Yes and no: The ligament issue on the spine will not directly affect ligament issues in the hips, but ligamentous laxity is usually a systemic condition and as such can affect the hips, spine, and other joints. ...Read more

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Very painful hip 2nd MRI shows tear teres ligament. Source of pain? Advice?

Very painful hip 2nd MRI shows tear teres ligament. Source of pain? Advice?

Hip pain: Torn ligaments are certainly sources of pain. You should be under medical care for a thorough workup and diagnosis, followed with treatment to alleviate the pain. Your doctor may recommend physical therapy. ...Read more

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With bad posture standing/sitting etc can hip ligaments and spine become hypermobile?

With bad posture standing/sitting etc can hip ligaments and spine become hypermobile?

Not likely: While it is better to try to practice good posture, it is not generally felt that having poor posture causes any structural problems in the spine. The opposite can be true in that structural problems in the spine can cause people to have bad posture, but in that case it has a deeper root cause than a voluntary failure to stand straight. ...Read more