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Hip Labral tear and Arthroscopy

Hi there,

I have been diagnosticated with a labral tear to my left hip and an impingement in my right hip. It's causing me a lot of pain (including a lot of lower back pain) and I was wondering if anyone ever had lower back pain caused by a hip labral tear here. 

Also, if anyone had a hip arthroscopy I'd love to chat about it to know what to expect. The surgeon said that my case is urgent and he puts me on a priority list today so I might get the surgery anytime in the next week or two. However, I am also preparing for my final examinations so I am wondering if it's very invasive and how much of a distaction from exams this will be.

Specifically, I am wondering the following

Based on your experiences, and opinions, how long do you think I'll need to be functional.

What are the chances that it helps with the back pain ?

How was your experience and where did you get the surgery done ? 

Please let me know.


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Comments

  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 13,522

    Is your doctor talking about a complete hip replacement with a new ball/socket and titanium implants?

    If so, that recovery is anywhere from 5 weeks to 8 weeks

    Hip pain can create lower back pain.. Curious, why did your doctor say this is  urgent?

    A hip labral tear is sometime people can live with for  years without any surgery   So it almost seems there is more behind this situation

    Ron DiLauro Veritas-Health Forums Manager
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences 
  • L4_L5LL4_L5 Posts: 1,458
    edited 03/29/2019 - 5:36 PM

    Just curious... How did they diagnose the tear? A regular MRI of the hip or an MR arthrogram? 

    Do you get groin pain?

    Did you experience a sudden injury that caused the tear?

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