Brett Cascio, M.D.
In The News
Hip Abductor Tears happen on the outside of the hip and people will complain of pain on the outside part of the hip.
Hip Labral Tears usually hurt in the groin. It is usually a sharp pain. A lot of times there is catching with that, too.
Hip Abductor Tears can be serious if they completely separate from the bone. The tendon tears away from the bone.
A Hip Labral Tear can be serious. If you have a tear that is large, or a tear that is called a flap tear, the friction from the labral tear can cause a hole in the cartilage and can cause arthritis.
No, the AC Joint is not the same as the Rotator Cuff. It is the joint between the end of the clavicle and chromium bone.