Femoral acetabular impingement

What is Femoral acetabular impingement?

Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) or hip impingement syndrome is a condition affecting the hip joint in young and middle-aged adults. Impingement occurs when the ball shaped femoral head rubs abnormally or does not have full range of motion in the acetabular socket .

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I had an MRA of my right hip done for severe pain with each step I take, what feels like almost constant dislocation with even the slightest move...

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Osteoarthritis both hips, Femoroacetabular impingement

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hi I am a 51 yr old female with hip inflamation. I received ashot yesterday in my hip. I also got a percription for Nucynta. I am unable to take...

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Welcome, From your query i suspect you may be suffering from Hip Osteoarthritis.

Increasing age and overweight are the factors for hip...

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