The hip labrum is a ring of cartilage on the rim of the socket portion (acetabulum) of the joint. Its function is to seal the joint and enhance stability. (possible illustration here or arthroscopic picture)
Signs and Symptoms
- Includes groin pain, catching, clicking and locking
What causes a labral tear?
- Anatomic abnormalities of the hip
- -Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
- Repetitive motions (wear and tear)
Surgical Treatment: Hip Arthroscopy