Extra-articular Snapping Hip
Snapping hip or coxa satans refers to palpable or auditory snapping during hip movement with or without associated pain. Based upon literature it occurs in 5-10% of general population. Higher incident rate in dance, soccer players, football players, and weight lifters.
Based into 2 categories:
Intra articular- labral tears, cartilage defects, loose bodies, fractures
-2 sub-categories of extra articular
- Internal: snapping that occurs in the anterior hip
-Illiopsoas tendon, psoas or illiacus
-External: lateral to the hip over the creator trochanter
-Results from IT Band, glute max, and TFL
-ROM and flexibility training with activity medication recommended for conservative treatment.
-Lengthening or complete release of iliopsoas tendon