It is only within the last few years that the details of ischiofemoral impingement have been understood. For severe cases that fail conservative treatment, surgical techniques have now been developed. Rarely is this necessary [...]
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The labrum is important for protecting the articular cartilage. The labrum has excellent healing capacity and tears can be repaired with successful results. The articular cartilage has less recuperative ability, and thus with most [...]
Successful treatment of piriformis syndrome is dependent on an accurate diagnosis, which can sometimes be inconclusive, even with the most thorough evaluation. Regardless of whether sciatica is coming from the back, or less commonly [...]
Treatment begins with an accurate diagnosis based on the history, exam findings, and various imaging studies. Tendonitis where the hamstring tendons attach to the ischium (sit bone of the pelvis) should be expected to [...]
Muscle and Tendon Basics: Joint motion occurs by muscle contraction. Muscles attach to bone by tendons at each end. Muscle contraction can be concentric, meaning the muscle is shortening, or eccentric, meaning contraction is [...]
Abductor tendon problems are a common source of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) that fails to respond to conservative treatment for what is often erroneously described as “recalcitrant trochanteric bursitis”. When symptoms do not [...]
The first line of treatment for trochanteric bursitis or other causes of greater trochanteric pain syndrome is nonsurgical. If activities can be identified that seem to trigger the symptoms, often these can be modified, resulting [...]
Two parts comprise the hip joint: a ball on the upper end of the thigh bone (femur) called the femoral head, and a socket in the pelvis known as the acetabulum. In a normal [...]