Labral Tear of the Hip (Acetabular Labrum Tear)
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If your hip joint hurts, or if it catches or clicks when you move your leg, you may have a torn labrum. That's a rim of tissue that surrounds the hip's socket. It helps to deepen the socket and cushion the joint. A torn labrum can keep the hip joint from working smoothly.
What is an acetabular labrum tear?
This detailed video describes a labral tear of the hip, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment options may include medications and physical therapy. If these aren't helpful, you may benefit from surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.