Hip pain in sports people.

Hip pain is not just a problem for seniors. Elite athletes such as Andy Murray can be struck down with hip pain which can affect their ability to play the sport they love. A common hip injury especially in sports people is Femoracetabular Impingement or FAI. What is FAI? The hip is a ball and socket joint which moves on each other to produce movement. If there is any alteration in the shape of the ball or the socket, irritation of the hip and pain can be experienced during motion of the hip joint. It is premature contact of the ball (femur) and the socket (acetabulum) which causes pain. What are the signs and symptoms? The most common symptoms of FAI is pain located in the hip and groin regi

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