Review

Pictural Assay: Femoroacetabuler Impingement

  • Zeliha Ünlü
  • Şebnem Örgüç
  • Aliye Tanyeli
  • Esra Topçu

Received Date: Accepted Date: 12.03.2013 Meandros Med Dent J 2013;14(2):43-49

In this pictural assay, the femoroasetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome that emphasized in the etiology of hip pain was discussed with the light of recent literatures. This topic that was usually skipped in clinical practice was examined with clinical and radiological aspects and treatment approaches were discussed. Studies related to FAI syndrome are very limited in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. In clinical practice with the consideration of this syndrome which has place in the etiology of hip osteoarthritis; early treatment of many patients could be possible, and patients' quality of life would increased. Therefore, further clinical and radiological studies are required about this issue. In the light of these studies new diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms will be revealed and in many patients who complaints of pain remaining insoluble would able to find cure.

Keywords: Femoroacetabular impingement, clinic, radiology