HIP IMPINGEMENT & LABRAL TEARS

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Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAI) is a condition of the hip that is characterized by excessive contact between the thigh bone (femur) and the hip socket (acetabulum). It is a common cause of hip and groin pain in young, active adults. People with FAI syndrome will typically have stiffness and pain in the hip and/or groin, clicking, catching or locking which can be very debilitating. 

 

A diagnosis of FAI does not mean the end of your athletic endeavours nor does it mean you will have to go on to have surgery. In fact, current evidence does not show that surgery is superior to physiotherapy for FAI syndrome. 

 

David has helped treat hundreds of clients both non-operatively and operatively for FAI and labral tears. His approach to treatment has focused on providing pain relief and developing long-term strategies for proper movement through exercise, manual therapy and education. Each of his clients  is prescribed a custom plan that meets their specific needs. 

 

If you are dealing with chronic hip pain and want to avoid the complications associated with surgery, injections and other invasive treatment strategies, you've landed in the right place.