Hip impingement syndromes (overview)

Last revised by Henry Knipe on 17 Mar 2023

There are several different impingement syndromes of and around the hip, which are all characterized by a painful reduction of motion in the hip joint 1:

Femoroacetabular impingement is intraarticular, the other hip impingement syndromes are external forms of impingement.

See also

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: FAI - cam morphology
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  • Case 2: FAI - pincer morphology
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  • Case 3: ischiofemoral impingement
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  • Case 4: subspine
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