This muscle could be considered a part of the hip flexors but it is mostly dormant in normal functioning hips. In dysfunctional hips, such as hips with dysplasia, labral tear or femoral acetabular impingement, the iliocapsularis is hyper-active and is one additional factor that radiologists may use to confirm hip issues on film.
The iliocapsularis muscle: An important muscle stabilizer in the dysplastic hip
An incredible surgery for the dysplastic hip
The periactebular osteotomy is one of the most complicated orthopedic surgeries but can give young adults with severe hip dysplasia the opportunity to get back to their favorite activities and hobbies.
Hip Dysplasia Official Website
Bilateral hip dysplasia in a 29 year old female
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