Archive for labral tear
Nicole and Alana: A friendship formed in dance
I was holding myself back, scared I would hurt myself, but Alana helped me realize I could push myself safely. She helped me gain confidence and trust in my dancing body again.
Nicole’s Story: Dancing my way through pain
Dance is my life passion. I’ve spent more than 15 hours a week dancing for most of my 26 years — except for a period of time when hip pain forced me to stop. We dancers usually don’t express our pain; in fact, we almost like to be in pain because it means we’re working ... Read More
What you should know about hip labral tears in young athletes
Labral tears are a common injury of the hip, particularly with young athletes who may have underlying hip anatomy issues, such as hip dysplasia or impingement. Treatments for labral tears range from rest and physical therapy to open surgery. Recovery (and time away from sports) can take days, weeks, or even months. It’s important that ... Read More