Femoral-Acetabular Impingement (FAI)

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Femoral-Acetabular Impingement (FAI)

This condition is a deformity of the hip joint that limits the joint's normal range of motion. It may result from an improperly-shaped socket and an improperly-shaped femur head.

What is femoral-acetabular impingement?

This detailed video describes the condition of FAI, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment options include medications and physical therapy. You may need to avoid activities that cause pain in your hip. If these aren't helpful, you may benefit from surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.