Femoroacetabular impingement in athletes: A review of the current literature

@article{Algarni2013FemoroacetabularII,
  title={Femoroacetabular impingement in athletes: A review of the current literature},
  author={Abdulrahman D. Algarni},
  journal={Saudi Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={13},
  pages={63 - 69}
}
There are several well-recognized causes of hip and groin pain that commonly affect athletes. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), also known as hip impingement, is increasingly recognized as a common; and possibly often overlooked; etiology of hip pain in athletes. FAI is characterized by the abutment of the acetabular rim and the proximal femur, which may occur by two mechanisms known as "cam" or "pincer" impingement, although most commonly by a combination of the two. It affects athletes at a… Expand