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Common Hip Injuries Explained

Do you ever wonder why you are having this constant discomfort in your hip?

Do you spend time searching through Google to understand what is going on and all of your searches send you into a downward spiral of thinking you need surgery to fix your pain?

Well, we are here to tell you it is going to be okay. Take a deep breath and let’s dive in!

 

The Hip Anatomy

 

As you can see in the images above, the hip can be quite complicated which is why it may be hard to differentiate exactly what is causing your pain. Now, before we get into common issues we see and treat here at Alliance Regen & Rehab, we wanted to provide a brief overview of how involved our hip is on a daily basis.

The hip joint is a large ball and socket joint comprised of the femoral head and the deep socket of the acetabulum (part of your pelvis). Within this deep socket is a circular piece of cartilage that we call the labrum. Our hip labrum works to stabilize the joint and allows for smooth...

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About The Alliance Team

 

John Broussard, DO, CAQSM

Dr. John Broussard is board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine (CAQSM). Dr. Broussard specializes in both regenerative and osteopathic manipulative medicine. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University in South Florida and completed his residency training in Family Medicine at an osteopathic hospital, practicing in the urgent care setting. He then followed to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Institute for Non-Surgical Orthopedics in Florida. During his fellowship he provided in-office care to the North American Soccer League’s Ft Lauderdale Strikers among other athletes in South Florida.

Dr. Broussard has provided skills-based labs, supervised residents and medical students in osteopathic and sports medicine clinical settings, and presented at state conferences. He believes in using integrative medicine to help patients receive comprehensive care in one setting. Dr. Broussard...

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