Pictured with my third son, 1 day old, and what I would later learn was a hip labral tear & a host of hip damage that stemmed from the birth. ©2014. Ginger Garner. All rights reserved. I remember the exact moment of excruciating pain when the well-meaning L&D nurse cranked back on my leg. I told her it hurt worse, but she misunderstood me. And she kept cranking. The pain was unbearable. … [Read more...] about New Moms Have Higher Risk for Hip Labral Tears
Nonoperative Management of Hip Labral Tears in Young Dancers This post discusses the risk of hip labral tears in young dancers and the importance of physical therapy (nonoperative) care in hip preservation. The article will help you make more informed decisions about health care for your children or yourself, knowing that physical therapy should be a first line of defense in care of young … [Read more...] about Nonoperative Management of Hip Labral Tears in Young Dancers
Why the Hip Flexor is Important in Hip Labrum Injury The post discusses the hip flexors (known as the iliopsoas) and their importance in the hip cartilage (acetabular labrum) injury. This post will inform you of important anatomy that will help you make more informed decisions about your health care. In my previous two posts, I have discussed The Postpartum Hip and Labral Tear Risk and The … [Read more...] about The Hip Flexor & Hip Labrum Injury
Hip Labrum Tear Risk: Why Early Care is Important This article is about the Importance of early intervention in hip labral tears. It will inform you about who is at highest risk and why a team approach to evaluation is important, which should include physical therapy. Hip labral injury is now recognized as a “major cause of hip dysfunction and a primary precursor to hip … [Read more...] about Hip Labrum Tear Risk: Why Early Care is Important
Lady Gaga’s Hip Labral Tear: Are You At Risk for One? Also see the full post featured on Modern Mom Lady Gaga's tour operators, Live Nation, announced February 14, 2013 that she would be cancelling the remainder of her tour due to a hip injury. You may not know one single song that Lady Gaga sings (I don't), so why, you are thinking, should I be interested in this news? As a physical … [Read more...] about Lady Gaga’s Hip Labral Tear: Are You At Risk for One?