What can go wrong with hip arthroscopy?
Injuries Secondary to Traction
The most commonly cited complication following hip arthroscopy is a distraction-type injury, occurring in up to 7% of the cases23,24. These often present as neurapraxias of the femoral, sciatic, or peroneal nerves due to an excessive traction force or a prolonged traction time25,26.
Why do I still have pain after hip arthroscopy?
The most common factors that can lead to persistent pain AFTER hip arthroscopy include things that were likely present BEFORE the hip arthroscopy: obesity, low back pain, S.I. Joint pain, Piriformis Pain, muscle imbalances, referred pain and pelvic pain from a variety of causes.
Can I Retear my hip labrum after surgery?
A torn labrum can usually be repaired with suture anchors during hip arthroscopy. Once the labrum has been repaired and all bony impingement has been corrected there is a very small chance that the labrum will re-tear.
Is it normal to have groin pain after hip arthroscopy?
Persistent groin pain after open and arthroscopic impingement surgery can be due to insufficient correction of the femoral and acetabular pathology, advanced joint degeneration with joint space narrowing, cartilage damage [2, 4, 11, 16]. It is also sometimes associated with resection of the labrum .
Does labral tear lead to hip replacement?
Total hip replacement may be recommended if hip osteoarthritis is present in addition to a hip labral tear. A new hip may dramatically improve your quality of life by alleviating pain and restoring function and a full range of motion.
Is popping normal after hip arthroscopy?
This is very normal. The muscles, tendons, and ligaments surrounding the hip joint get very tight after a hip arthroscopy and will make popping and clicking sounds occasionally. This will resolve over time as you continue with physical therapy.
How long does it take to recover from a hip labral tear surgery?
For some patients, it may take up to six months to make a full hip labrum surgery recovery. However long the process takes for you, your doctor will monitor your progress during hip labral tear surgery recovery and recommend a rehab strategy, including torn labrum hip exercises when appropriate.
How long does it take to recover from arthroscopic hip surgery?
You will probably need about 6 weeks to recover. If your doctor repaired damaged tissue, recovery will take longer. You may have to limit your activity until your hip strength and movement are back to normal. You may also be in a physical rehabilitation (rehab) program.
How do I know if I retore my labrum after surgery?
Aside from persistent, sometimes severe pain, there are several other indications you’ve torn your labrum:
- Limited range of arm movement, particularly related to elevating your arm.
- Shoulder weakness.
- Snapping sound or grinding sensation.
How do you know if you tore your labrum after surgery?
Sports-related shoulder labral tear symptoms
Grinding, popping, “sticking” in the shoulder socket. Pain at night. Decreased range of motion in the shoulder. Loss of shoulder strength.
Can you mess up a labrum repair?
Recurrent shoulder instability is the most common complication after labral repair, but most reported rates of recurrent instability after arthroscopic Bankart repair are less than 10 %. Augmentations, such as rotator interval closure and Hill-Sachs remplissage, have a potential to reduce the rate of recurrence.