Hip Avulsion Fractures

Hip Avulsion Fractures

Hip Avulsion Fractures Written by: Amber Sauder Hip pain that occurs with sports injuries can typically fall into the categories of sprains and strains. These types of injuries can resolve with rest and conservative treatment. Unfortunately, some injuries that cause...
Broken Shoulder Blade (Scapula Fracture)

Broken Shoulder Blade (Scapula Fracture)

Broken Shoulder Blade (Scapula Fracture) Written by: Jacob Tiell What Is a Scapular Fracture? A scapular fracture is a broken shoulder blade. While not very common, these shoulder blade fractures typically occur due to high-energy blunt trauma through a motor vehicle...
Meniscus Tear

Meniscus Tear

Meniscus Tear Written by: Ben Piller What Is the Meniscus? The meniscus is a “wedge-shaped” piece of rubbery cartilage that fits between the tibia (shin bone) and the femur (thigh bone). There are two menisci in every knee as part of the normal anatomy of the human...
Gluteus Medius Tear

Gluteus Medius Tear

Gluteus Medius Tear Written by: Ben Piller What Is the Gluteus Medius? The gluteus medius is one of your three gluteal muscles. It is located along the side of your hip and sits underneath your main gluteal muscle, the gluteus maximus. The gluteus medius is one of the...
Causes of Hip Pain in Females

Causes of Hip Pain in Females

Causes of Hip Pain in Females Written by: Jamie Sheehan, B.S., OMSII Medically reviewed by: Dr. Ying H. Chen, D.O., FACOS Conditions That Can Cause Hip Pain There are several causes of hip pain in females that stem from different conditions. Some of the different...