Hip cartilage repairs are typically referred as labral tears. The labral of the bumper cartilage of the hip joint, that becomes a pain generator, and it serves as a stability structure to the hip joint.
Typical injury pattern that we see in the hip are labral tears. These are cartridge injuries into the hip joint. These typically result from a mechanical process that leads from a condition called impingement.
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Hip preservation is an emerging field in orthopedics. I got interested in the hip because I saw…my passion of seeing how the hip joint works, and how it can greatly impact the patient.
The concept of hip preservation is to treat conditions of the hip as an alternative before hip replacement where we try and preserve the hip joint. There is a subset of patients who also may have coexisting or separate groin injury that can be related to their hip symptoms.