Hip and Groin
 
A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that provides cushioning and reduces the friction from tendons and muscles rubbing on underlying bones....[Read More]
“Snapping hip” is a medical condition that describes the catching of tendons across the hip joint on movement of the hip. Because this condition often occurs in dancers (ballet dancers in particular), it is often referred to as “dancer’s hip.”...[Read More]
The hip joint is made up of a ball and socket. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, or SCFE, is a condition primarily seen in older children and adolescents where the growth plate within the ball is weakened and causes the two ends to slip off....[Read More]
Saddle sores include a range of skin conditions seen in the pelvic/genital region of cyclists. They occur as a result of moisture, pressure and friction where athletes sit on the bike seat (saddle). ...[Read More]
The iliotibial band (ITB) is a thick band of fascia (a kind of hard flesh) that extends down the outside of the upper thigh....[Read More]
This injury typically occurs with overuse, especially in sports and activities that involve sprinting, jumping, and kicking; these include dance, martial arts, track & field, soccer, and cycling....[Read More]
Greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) is a regional pain disorder in which patients experience lateral hip pain and tenderness. These symptoms may be caused by inflamed tendons, muscles, bursa or other structures surrounding the greater trochanter, the large bony prominence on the side of the hip....[Read More]
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a common cause of hip pain. Impingement occurs because of an abnormal shape of the ball or socket of the hip joint....[Read More]
Athletic pubalgia is defined as pain in the groin area of an athlete. It has been given many names in the past, such as "sportsman's hernia" and "hockey groin."...[Read More]
 
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