Labral tears

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Labral tears

A labral tear is a tear in the cartilage that surrounds the hip joint, known as the labrum. This can cause pain and discomfort in the hip area, and may require medical attention.

What causes Labral tears?
  • Trauma or injury to the hip joint
  • Repetitive activities or overuse of the hip joint
  • Structural abnormalities in the hip joint
Labral tears Symptoms
  • Pain in the hip or groin area, particularly during or after activity
  • A locking or catching sensation in the hip joint
  • A feeling of instability in the hip joint
  • Limited range of motion in the hip joint
When to see the doctor
  • If you experience persistent hip pain or discomfort
  • If you notice a clicking or popping sensation in your hip joint
  • If you experience difficulty walking or moving your hip joint
Labral tears Treatment
  • Treatment for labral tears in the hip typically involves physical therapy to strengthen the muscles around the hip joint and improve stability.
  • Pain management medications may be prescribed to manage pain and discomfort.
  • In some cases, surgery may be necessary to repair or remove the torn labrum and improve stability in the hip joint.
How Dr. Kunal Patel can help

Dr. Kunal Patel is an experienced orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip surgeries, including procedures to treat labral tears. He offers advanced treatment options to repair or remove torn labrums and improve mobility in his patients. With his expertise and state-of-the-art technology, he provides personalized care and attention to ensure the best possible outcomes for his patients. If you're experiencing symptoms of a labral tear in your hip, Dr. Patel can help you get the treatment you need to improve your quality of life.