n International SportMed Journal - Diagnosis and management of acetabular labral tears in the athlete : review article
|Article Title||Diagnosis and management of acetabular labral tears in the athlete : review article|
|© Publisher:||International Federation of Sports Medicine|
|Journal||International SportMed Journal|
|Author||Srino Bharam and Marc J. Philippon|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||1 - 10|
|Keyword(s)||Athlete, FAI, Hip arthroscopy and Labral tear|
The diagnosis of acetabular labral tears in the athlete with disabling hip pain can be challenging to the sports medicine practitioner. Recent advancement in our clinical skills, imaging techniques and the development of hip arthroscopy has played a significant role in managing these sports-related hip injuries back to their sport. This article will highlight evaluating and managing athletes with hip labral tears and femoroacetabular impingement syndrome and the use of advanced arthroscopic techniques to treat these disorders.
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