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Chronic hip pain under 40? Don’t ignore it. What I learned about labral tears & arthritis at 20.

Posted by Riley Buonagurio

As a collegiate athlete I have experienced many injuries from sports, yet it was somewhat alarming when I developed chronic hip pain. Being 20 years old and not being capable of bending over to tie my shoes is not something with which a lot of young adults have to deal. Surprisingly, this is more common in athletes between the ages of 20 and 40 than you may think. In just one year, three young women on my college lacrosse team and several of my classmates who played sports all suffered from the same type of pain. The diagnosis? A torn labrum.

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