If you haven't been following the entire series, get it here: Post 1: Day 1 Post-Op Recovery Post 2: Day 2 Post-Op Recovery Post 3: Days 4-5 Post-Op Recovery Post 4: Day 6 HLI Rehab Post 5: Day 7 HLI Rehab: Mantras and Edema Management Post 6: Day 10 Slow & Steady: The Yoga of Hip Labral Rehab Post 7: Days 11-19: A Turning Point Hip Preservation Post-Op Post 8: Days … [Read more...] about Day 35, Week 5 – Tough Tissue a Great Teacher
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Recalibrating Yoga for Hip Preservation Yoga is, inarguably, a popular contemplative science, enjoying 36.7 million practitioners in the US alone, up from 20.4 million in 2012.1 A 16 billion dollar industry, yoga is one of the most widely utilized methods of complementary and integrative medicine in America today. In 2008, the editor of Yoga Journal declared “yoga as medicine” as the next great … [Read more...] about Recalibrating Yoga for Hip Preservation
4+ Weeks Post-Op: New Pain Leads to New Discovery (and Progress!) Hip Labrum Rehab Post 1: Day 1 Post-Op Recovery Post 2: Day 2 Post-Op Recovery Post 3: Days 4-5 Post-Op Recovery Post 4: Day 6 HLI Rehab Post 5: Day 7 HLI Rehab: Mantras and Edema Management Post 6: Day 10 Slow & Steady: The Yoga of Hip Labral Rehab Post 7: Days 11-19: A Turning Point Hip Preservation … [Read more...] about Days 28-34: New Pain Leads to New Discovery (and Progress!)
Hip Q&A: Postsurgical Positional Hip Pain Question from Lydia: I'm 7 months labral repair via scope. Here is the short story: I was sitting on chair with good right foot under the left buttock unconsciously - while paying bills. I couldn't get up and needed help to walk. I could not put any weight on the scoped leg at all. I had groin hip and lower back back. About an hour after was … [Read more...] about Hip Q&A: Postsurgical Positional Hip Pain
Hip Labrum FAQ – Common Pre-Operative Questions Question from Taylor: I’m curious, should a patient meet with a PT before surgery? If yes, why? My doctor recommends it. Thx. Answer: Thanks for the GREAT question Taylor! First, I need to say that without a doubt, “prehab,” that is, rehab before surgery, is a must. Second, a PT will do far more than prepare you for how to move post-operatively, … [Read more...] about Hip Labrum FAQ – Common Pre-Operative Questions
Hip Labral Q&A: Hip or Pelvic Pain: The Chicken or the Egg? Not familiar with HLI? Read my recent post on Four “Must Know” tips for identifying HLI Overview: Rehab is necessary for HLI Hip labral injury (HLI) is a relatively new diagnosis in the last 10 years of orthopaedic and rehabilitative care. However, just because HLI is a new diagnosis doesn’t mean the injury is new. In fact, HLI is … [Read more...] about Hip Labral Q&A: Hip or Pelvic Pain – The Chicken or the Egg?
Extra-Articular Pelvic and Hip Labrum Injury: Differential Diagnosis and Integrative Management-HLI Abstract Acetabular labral tears are reported to be a major cause of hip dysfunction in young to middle-age patients and a primary precursor to hip osteoarthritis. The management of hip injuries in the athletic population "...has rapidly evolved over the past decade with our improved … [Read more...] about Hip Labrum Injury: Diagnosis and Management
Hip Labral Q&A: An Angry Psoas or Ovarian Cyst? Q: Still trying to get to the right diagnosis...What does the pain from a torn labrum feel like? A: Pain from a torn labrum can feel like everything (pelvic, hip, or back related) or nothing at all. What this means is, some labral tears are asymptomatic, while some can cause anything from back pain, SIJ pain, outer hip pain, groin pain, pelvic … [Read more...] about Hip Labral Q&A: An Angry Psoas or Ovarian Cyst?
If you missed Post 1, Read Resurfacing after Hip Labral Surgery, Post 1 Hip Labrum Postsurgical Musings, Post 2 Day 1: The surgeon found more than either the CT (with 3D MRI-assisted reconstruction) or the MRA showed. Let the record state: I am not surprised. At all. A bloody joint (synovitis), two areas of impingement (CAM FAI and AIIS on the femoral head and ilia, respectively), capsular … [Read more...] about Hip Labrum Postsurgical Musings, Post 2
Hip Labral Q&A: How Long Should I Wait to Have Surgery? Question: Dear Ginger, In your opinion is waiting longer until the pain is unbearable better than doing it (having HLI surgery) while the pain is minimal? I ask this because so many surgeons and PT's say "theoretically" waiting is no big deal because you aren't causing more harm to the tear. They all seem to say, it's our choice (on … [Read more...] about Hip Labral Q&A: How Long Should I Wait to Have Surgery?