Signs & Symptoms Orthopedics

Femoroacetabular Impingement
Signs and Symptoms

People with FAI often have a long history of pain in the groin or front of the hip, which may become sharp with certain motions, especially hip flexion (moving the thigh toward the chest) and hip rotation. Some people have pain after sitting for long periods or when participating in sports and other physical activities.

UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.

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