Dr. Alex Jimenez, El Paso's Chiropractor
I hope you have enjoyed our blog posts on various health, nutritional and injury related topics. Please don't hesitate in calling us or myself if you have questions when the need to seek care arises. Call the office or myself. Office 915-850-0900 - Cell 915-540-8444 Great Regards. Dr. J

Hip Labral Tear Tests: EPs Chiropractic Team

The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint composed of the femur head and a socket, which is part of the pelvis. The labrum is a cartilage ring on the socket part of the hip joint that helps keep joint fluid inside to ensure frictionless hip motion and alignment during movement. A labral tear of the hip is an injury to the labrum. The extent of the damage can vary. Sometimes, the hip labrum can have mini tears or fray at the edges, usually caused by gradual wear and tear. In other cases, a section of the labrum can separate or get torn away from the socket bone. These types of injuries are usually due to trauma. There are conservative hip labral tear tests to determine the type of injury. The Injury Medical Chiropractic and Functional Medicine Clinic team can help.ย 

Hip Labral Tear Tests: EPs Chiropractic Team

Symptoms

Symptoms are similar regardless of the type of tear, but where they are felt depends on whether the tear is in the front or the back.ย Common symptoms include:

  • Hip stiffness
  • Limited range of motion
  • A clicking or locking sensation in the hip joint when moving.
  • Pain in the hip, groin, or buttocks, especially when walking or running.
  • Night discomfort and pain symptoms when sleeping.
  • Some tears can cause no symptoms and can go unnoticed for years.

Hip Labral Tear Tests

A hip labral tear can occur anywhere along the labrum. They can be described as anterior or posterior, depending on which part of the joint is affected:

  • Anterior hip labral tears: The most common type of hip labral tear. These tears occur on the front of the hip joint.
  • Posterior hip labral tears: This type appears on the back of the hip joint.

Tests

The most common hip labral tear tests include:

  • The Hip Impingement Test
  • The Straight Leg Raise Test
  • The FABER Test – stands for Flexion, Abduction, and External Rotation.
  • The THIRD Test –ย  stands for the Hip Internal Rotation with Distraction.

Hip Impingement Tests

There are two types of hip impingement tests.

Anterior Hip Impingement

  • This test involves the patient lying on their back with their knee bent at 90 degrees and then rotated inward towards the body.
  • If there is pain, the test is considered positive.

Posterior Hip Impingement

  • This test involves the patient lying on their back with their hip extended and their knee flexed and bent at 90 degrees.
  • The leg is then rotated outward away from the body.
  • If it results in pain or apprehension, it is considered positive.

Straight Leg Raise Test

This test is used on various medical conditions that involve back pain.

  • The test begins with the patient sitting or lying down.
  • On the unaffected side, the range of motion is examined.
  • Then the hip is flexed while the knee is straight on both legs.
  • The patient may be asked to flex the neck or extend the foot to stretch nerves.

The FABER Test

It stands for Flexion, Abduction, and External Rotation.

  • The test begins with the patient lying on their back with their legs straight.
  • The affected leg is placed in a figure four position.
  • The physician will then apply incremental downward pressure to the bent knee.
  • If there is hip or groin pain, the test is positive.

The THIRD Test

This stands for – the Hip Internal Rotation with Distraction

  • The test begins with the patient lying on their back.
  • The patient then flexes their knee to 90 degrees and turns it inward around 10 degrees.
  • The hip is then rotated inward with downward pressure on the hip joint.
  • The maneuver is repeated with the joint slightly distracted/pulled apart.
  • It is considered positive if the pain is present when the hip is rotated and diminished pain when distracted and rotated.

Chiropractic Treatment

Chiropractic treatment involves hip adjustments to realign the bones around the hip and up through the spine, soft tissue massage therapy to relax the muscles around the pelvis and thigh, targeted flexibility exercises to restore range of motion, motor control exercises, and strengthening exercises to correct muscular imbalances.


Treatment and Therapy


References

Chamberlain, Rachel. โ€œHip Pain in Adults: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis.โ€ American family physician vol. 103,2 (2021): 81-89.

Groh, M.M., Herrera, J. A comprehensive review of hip labral tears. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med 2, 105โ€“117 (2009). doi.org/10.1007/s12178-009-9052-9

Karen M. Myrick, Carl W. Nissen, THIRD Test: Diagnosing Hip Labral Tears With a New Physical Examination Technique, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Volume 9, Issue 8, 2013, Pages 501-505, ISSN 1555-4155, doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2013.06.008. (www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S155541551300367X)

Roanna M. Burgess, Alison Rushton, Chris Wright, Cathryn Daborn, The validity and accuracy of clinical diagnostic tests used to detect labral pathology of the hip: A systematic review, Manual Therapy, Volume 16, Issue 4, 2011, Pages 318-326, ISSN 1356-689X, doi.org/10.1016/j.math.2011.01.002 (www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1356689X11000038)

Su, Tiao, et al. โ€œDiagnosis and treatment of labral tear.โ€ Chinese medical journal vol. 132,2 (2019): 211-219. doi:10.1097/CM9.0000000000000020

Wilson, John J, and Masaru Furukawa. โ€œEvaluation of the patient with hip pain.โ€ American family physician vol. 89,1 (2014): 27-34.

Post Disclaimer

Professional Scope of Practice *

The information herein on "Hip Labral Tear Tests: EPs Chiropractic Team" is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional, or licensed physician, and is not medical advice. We encourage you to make your own healthcare decisions based on your research and partnership with a qualified healthcare professional.

Blog Information & Scope Discussions

Our information scope is limited to Chiropractic, musculoskeletal, physical medicines, wellness, contributing etiological viscerosomatic disturbances within clinical presentations, associated somatovisceral reflex clinical dynamics, subluxation complexes, sensitive health issues, and/or functional medicine articles, topics, and discussions.

We provide and present clinical collaboration with specialists from a wide array of disciplines. Each specialist is governed by their professional scope of practice and their jurisdiction of licensure. We use functional health & wellness protocols to treat and support care for the injuries or disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Our videos, posts, topics, subjects, and insights cover clinical matters, issues, and topics that relate to and support, directly or indirectly, our clinical scope of practice.*

Our office has made a reasonable attempt to provide supportive citations and has identified the relevant research study or studies supporting our posts. We provide copies of supporting research studies available to regulatory boards and the public upon request.

We understand that we cover matters that require an additional explanation of how it may assist in a particular care plan or treatment protocol; therefore, to further discuss the subject matter above, please feel free to ask Dr. Alex Jimenez DC or contact us at 915-850-0900.

We are here to help you and your family.

Blessings

Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CCST, IFMCP*, CIFM*, ATN*

email: coach@elpasofunctionalmedicine.com

Licensed in: Texas & New Mexico*

Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CIFM*, IFMCP*, ATN*, CCST
My Digital Business Card

Againย  We Welcome Youยธ

Our Purpose & Passions: I am a Doctor of Chiropractic specializing in progressive, cutting-edge therapies and functional rehabilitation procedures focused on clinical physiology, total health, practical strength training, and complete conditioning. We focus on restoring normal body functions after neck, back, spinal and soft tissue injuries.

We use Specialized Chiropractic Protocols, Wellness Programs, Functional & Integrative Nutrition, Agility & Mobility Fitness Training, and Rehabilitation Systems for all ages.

As an extension to effective rehabilitation, we too offer our patients, disabled veterans, athletes, young and elder a diverse portfolio of strength equipment, high-performance exercises, and advanced agility treatment options. We have teamed up with the cities premier doctors, therapists, and trainers to provide high-level competitive athletes the possibilities to push themselves to their highest abilities within our facilities.

We’ve been blessed to use our methods with thousands of El Pasoans over the last three decades allowing us to restore our patients’ health and fitness while implementing researched non-surgical methods and functional wellness programs.

Our programs are natural and use the body’s ability to achieve specific measured goals, rather than introducing harmful chemicals, controversial hormone replacement, unwanted surgeries, or addictive drugs. We want you to live a functional life that is fulfilled with more energy, a positive attitude, better sleep, and less pain. Our goal is to ultimately empower our patients to maintain the healthiest way of living.

With a bit of work, we can achieve optimal health together, no matter the age or disability.

Join us in improving your health for you and your family.

It’s all about: LIVING, LOVING & MATTERING!

Welcome & God Bless

EL PASO LOCATIONS

East Side: Main Clinic*
11860 Vista Del Sol, Ste 128
Phone: 915-412-6677

Central: Rehabilitation Center
6440 Gateway East, Ste B
Phone: 915-850-0900

North East Rehabilitation Center
7100 Airport Blvd, Ste. C
Phone: 915-412-6677

Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CIFM, IFMCP, ATN, CCST
My Digital Business Card

Clinic Location 1

Address: 11860 Vista Del Sol Dr Suite 128
El Paso, TX 79936
Phone
: (915) 850-0900
Email:ย Send Email
Web:ย DrAlexJimenez.com

Clinic Location 2

Address:ย 6440 Gateway East, Building B
El Paso, TX 79905
Phone:ย (915) 850-0900
Email:ย Send Email
Web:ย ElPasoBackClinic.com

Clinic Location 3

Address:ย 1700 N Zaragoza Rd # 117
El Paso, TX 79936
Phone:ย (915) 850-0900
Email:ย Send Email
Web:ย ChiropracticScientist.com

Just Play Fitness & Rehab*

Address:ย 7100 Airport Blvd, Suite C
El Paso, TX 79906
Phone:ย (915) 850-0900
Email:ย Send Email
Web:ย ChiropracticScientist.com

Push As Rx & Rehab

Address:ย 6440 Gateway East, Building B
El Paso, TX 79905
Phone
: (915) 412-6677
Email:ย Send Email
Web:ย PushAsRx.com

Push 24/7

Address:ย 1700 E Cliff Dr
El Paso, TX 79902
Phone
: (915) 412-6677
Email:ย Send Email
Web:ย PushAsRx.com

EVENTS REGISTRATION: Live Events & Webinars*

(Come Join Us & Register Today)

No Events Found

Call (915) 850-0900 Today!

Rated Top El Paso Doctor & Specialist by RateMD* | Years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021

Best Chiropractor In El Paso

Scan QR Code Here - Connect Here With Dr. Jimenez Personally

Qrcode Chiropractor
Dr. Jimenez QR Code

Additional Online Links & Resources (Available 24/7)

  1. Online Appointments or Consultations: ย bit.ly/Book-Online-Appointment
  2. Online Physical Injury / Accident Intake Form: ย bit.ly/Fill-Out-Your-Online-History
  3. Online Functional Medicine Assessment:ย  bit.ly/functionmed

Disclaimer *

The information herein is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional, licensed physician, and is not medical advice. We encourage you to make your own health care decisions based on your research and partnership with a qualified health care professional. Our information scope is limited to chiropractic, musculoskeletal, physical medicines, wellness, sensitive health issues, functional medicine articles, topics, and discussions. We provide and present clinical collaboration with specialists from a wide array of disciplines. Each specialist is governed by their professional scope of practice and their jurisdiction of licensure. We use functional health & wellness protocols to treat and support care for the injuries or disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Our videos, posts, topics, subjects, and insights cover clinical matters, issues, and topics that relate to and support, directly or indirectly, our clinical scope of practice.* Our office has made a reasonable attempt to provide supportive citations and has identified the relevant research study or studies supporting our posts. We provide copies of supporting research studies available to regulatory boards and the public upon request.

We understand that we cover matters that require an additional explanation of how it may assist in a particular care plan or treatment protocol; therefore, to further discuss the subject matter above, please feel free to ask Dr. Alex Jimenez or contact us at 915-850-0900.

Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CCST, IFMCP*, CIFM*, ATN*

email: coach@elpasofunctionalmedicine.com

phone: 915-850-0900

Licensed in Texas & New Mexico *

Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CIFM, IFMCP, ATN, CCST
My Digital Business Card

Post Disclaimer

Professional Scope of Practice *

The information herein on "Hip Labral Tear Tests: EPs Chiropractic Team" is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional, or licensed physician, and is not medical advice. We encourage you to make your own healthcare decisions based on your research and partnership with a qualified healthcare professional.

Blog Information & Scope Discussions

Our information scope is limited to Chiropractic, musculoskeletal, physical medicines, wellness, contributing etiological viscerosomatic disturbances within clinical presentations, associated somatovisceral reflex clinical dynamics, subluxation complexes, sensitive health issues, and/or functional medicine articles, topics, and discussions.

We provide and present clinical collaboration with specialists from a wide array of disciplines. Each specialist is governed by their professional scope of practice and their jurisdiction of licensure. We use functional health & wellness protocols to treat and support care for the injuries or disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Our videos, posts, topics, subjects, and insights cover clinical matters, issues, and topics that relate to and support, directly or indirectly, our clinical scope of practice.*

Our office has made a reasonable attempt to provide supportive citations and has identified the relevant research study or studies supporting our posts. We provide copies of supporting research studies available to regulatory boards and the public upon request.

We understand that we cover matters that require an additional explanation of how it may assist in a particular care plan or treatment protocol; therefore, to further discuss the subject matter above, please feel free to ask Dr. Alex Jimenez DC or contact us at 915-850-0900.

We are here to help you and your family.

Blessings

Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CCST, IFMCP*, CIFM*, ATN*

email: coach@elpasofunctionalmedicine.com

Licensed in: Texas & New Mexico*

Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CIFM*, IFMCP*, ATN*, CCST
My Digital Business Card

buy ivermectin for humans ivermectin for sale