Rotator cuff is the group of tendons in the shoulder joint providing support and enabling wider range of motion. Major injury to these tendons may result in tear of these tendons and the condition is called as rotator cuff tear.
A hip labral tear is an injury to the labrum, the cartilage that surrounds the outside rim of your hip joint socket.
A gluteus medius tear is a condition characterized by severe strain on the gluteus medius muscle that results in partial or complete rupture of the muscle.
The hip joint is a “ball and socket” joint. The “ball” is the head of the femur, or thighbone, and the “socket” is the cup shaped acetabulum.
The hip plays an important role in supporting the upper body weight while standing, walking and running, and hip stability is crucial for these functions.
Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis.