Blog Talk with Lori Duncan – Hip Labral Tears (Episode 1)

Blog Talk with Lori Duncan – Hip Labral Tears (Episode 1)

Blog Talk. A Video Podcast of Physical Therapy, Healthy Movement and Patient Stories. Episode 1 is dedicated to one of the most popular Blog Posts: FAI- Hip Labral Tear: Is It Surgery Worthy?ย  I receive a lot of emails and comments (which I do love), but many of you have the same questions. This Video Podcast explains Hip Labral Tears visually, answers the most common questions and, hopefully, leads you in the direction to try physical therapy first before even considering surgery. Thanks for listening! ~Lori

Hip Labral Tears (Episode 1) Video



4 Responses to Blog Talk with Lori Duncan – Hip Labral Tears (Episode 1)

  1. Lori,
    In 2009 I had Hip Labral Tear Surgery.
    Been doing well since up until the last 2 months. Can’t get comfortable. Pain right side (surgical side) hip, glute down the right side of leg.
    Back hurts, stiff neck.
    I had an MRI, labral tear looks perfect, mild arthritis.
    Had an injection of Toradol and Lidocaine to try and pin point the spot where the pain is coming from at Orthopedist Office

    My husband is an ER Doc and thinks I have Piriformis Syndrome but not confirmed yet by Orthopedist. I need some relief. Feeling like I should
    find someone just like you who understands and can at least help me figure out where the pain is coming from.

    • Hi Ann. If your hip joint is clear, then it is likely myofascial. Have you worked on your core/glutes recently to try and see if that helps your pain? Or, did your spine come back positive? In any case. you need core/glute to heal your pain. Let me know if you have further questions.

  2. I had my right hip tear repaired last April, it tore again. PT only aggravated it, also my spine, back and left hip have become compromised. I am overweight, but struggle driving or going to the store because of the pain. Now I cannot find a Dr shi takes my insurance. I am miserable..50 years old and in constant pain!

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