Labral Tears

A labral tear occurs when the labrum detaches from the underlying bone of the pelvis.  Joint fluid enters this space and prevents the torn labrum from healing.

Symptoms

  • Groin/hip pain
  • Clicking/Catching in the hip
  • Restricted hip range of motion

Causes

  • Trauma
  • Arthritis/degeneration
  • Acetabular Dysplasia/Developmental Dysplasia
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement(FAI)
  • Acetabular Retroversion

Treatments

  • Hip arthroscopic labral excision
  • Hip arthroscopic repair
  • Hip arthroscopic repair plus correction of CAM/Pincer (FAI) deformity
  • Minimally invasive open labral repair
  • Surgical hip dislocation and labral repair
  • Periacetabular Osteotomy
  • Labral reconstruction