Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), often referred to as hip impingement, is a condition where there is too much friction in the hip joint from bony irregularities causing pain and decreased range of hip motion.

Femoroacetabular Impingement


  • Groin pain associated with hip activity
  • Complaints of pain in the front, side or back of the hip
  • Pain may be described as a dull ache or sharp pain
  • Patients may complain of a locking, clicking, or catching sensation in the hip
  • Pain often occurs to the inner hip or groin area after prolonged sitting or walking
  • Difficulty walking uphill
  • Restricted hip movement
  • Low back pain
  • Pain in the buttocks or outer thigh area


  • Medical History
  • Physical Examination
  • Diagnostic studies including X-rays, MRI scans and CT scan

Non – surgical Treatments:

  • Dry Needling
  • Steroid and Hyaluronic Acid Image Guided Injections
  • Image Guided Calcific Barbotage

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