Labral Lesions

What is it?

Injury to dense fibrocartilaginous ring around acetabulum

What are the causes?

  • Repetitive motions such as sudden twisting or pivoting
  • Structural anomolies that increase the rate of wear & tear in the joint
  • Trauma such as car accident or sporting injury (usually associated with hip dislocation)

What are the symptoms?

  • Intermittent twinging pain, catching and giving away
  • Painful pop/click with passive flexion and rotation combination

Labral Lesions