Why You Should Get ‘Hip’ to Yoga Injuries

By Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Huffington Post | View Full Article

In Dr. Joesph Horrigan’s newest article for The Huffington Post, he focuses on yoga and how it can lead to hip injuries, including CAM femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and an acetabular labral tear.  These types of injuries occur when the hip’s range of motion is pushed.

Some people have extra bone at the junction of the ball and the femoral neck, which can impact the roof of the socket, causing an impingement.  The impingement in the joint can chip off fragments of cartilage and tear the cartilage ring around the socket, causing hip pain for many people.  If you have any hip joint discomfort during a yoga exercise, pushing through the pain can cause more damage.

Click here to read the entire article on The Huffington Post.