You may have been recently diagnosed with a hip joint impingement or hip joint capsular restriction or even femoroacetabular impingement. Thankfully, they’re all pretty much the same thing. In this article we’ll look at this impingement from a practical perspective and what you can do to improve it.
As a general rule you’re probably suffering from some sort of hip pain, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this! Funnily enough, most people with this problem come in to the clinic complaining of groin pain.
You may think of your hips as the bony bit on the outer point of their pelvis, however this is just the outer extremity of the femur (thigh bone). The hip joint itself is far deeper and can cause pain in the groin or buttock.
Occasionally, people can get referred pain into the thigh or knee. [Read more…]