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How do you fix a labral tear and impingement?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
3 doctors agree
In brief: Stem Cell Therapy
There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us.
I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy are the Regenexx Physicians Network. They have over 6500 patients in their registry with pretty good results. Check out Regenexx.Com.

In brief: Stem Cell Therapy
There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us.
I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy are the Regenexx Physicians Network. They have over 6500 patients in their registry with pretty good results. Check out Regenexx.Com.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. John McDonald
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Hip or Shoulder?
If you are referring to the hip, a trial of physical therapy, nsaids, and activity modification is attempted.
Then, hip arthroscopy can be used (or less commonly, an open surgery) to repair the labrum to the socket and bur off the extra bone on the ball and socket to protect the repair and eliminate the impingement. Shoulder - arthroscopically, you can repair the labrum to the bone as well.

In brief: Hip or Shoulder?
If you are referring to the hip, a trial of physical therapy, nsaids, and activity modification is attempted.
Then, hip arthroscopy can be used (or less commonly, an open surgery) to repair the labrum to the socket and bur off the extra bone on the ball and socket to protect the repair and eliminate the impingement. Shoulder - arthroscopically, you can repair the labrum to the bone as well.
Dr. John McDonald
Dr. John McDonald
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Dr. Darren Corteen
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Repair & re-contour
Labral tears are preferably managed with repair as apposed to resection which involves securing labrum back to edge of socket (acetabulum) with anchors.
Impingement is corrected by removing excess bone around edge of socket which can crush(damage) labrum as hip flexed (pincher impingement) or removing excess bone from femoral neck (cam impingement). Most commonly there is a combo of the two.

In brief: Repair & re-contour
Labral tears are preferably managed with repair as apposed to resection which involves securing labrum back to edge of socket (acetabulum) with anchors.
Impingement is corrected by removing excess bone around edge of socket which can crush(damage) labrum as hip flexed (pincher impingement) or removing excess bone from femoral neck (cam impingement). Most commonly there is a combo of the two.
Dr. Darren Corteen
Dr. Darren Corteen
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