Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder affection millions of people all over the world. Thus an early diagnosis of hip labral tears is important, remembering that patients commonly go under diagnosed for a long period of time even they have visited healthcare providers before obtaining a diagnosis. 

This fact creates an urgency for athletes and people who are engaged in an intense physical activities to educate themselves on hip labral tears.


Hip Labral Tear Complications." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2012. <http://www.mayoclinic.com/>.

Complications of a Hip Labral Tear

Hip labral tears may  result with even more complicated medical disorders including osteoarthritis which will dramatically lower health related quality of life.