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Hip Labral Tears and SoftWave Tissue Regeneration Therapy: A Non-Surgical Approach to Healing

Published October 20th, 2023 by Dr. Sam Camarata

Hip labral tears can be a source of persistent pain and discomfort, affecting one's ability to perform everyday activities or engage in sports and physical pursuits. Traditional treatments often involve injections, medications, or even surgery. However, SoftWave Tissue Regeneration Therapy at Camarata Chiropractic & Wellness led by Dr Sam Camarata and his team in North Chili of Rochester, NY offers a breakthrough alternative that can effectively address hip labral tears conservatively. 

Understanding Hip Labral Tears

The hip labrum is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the hip socket, providing stability and cushioning to the joint. When this cartilage becomes torn, it leads to a hip labral tear. The causes of hip labral tears can vary but often include:

Repetitive Movements: 

Athletes involved in sports requiring repetitive hip movements, such as running or soccer, are susceptible to labral tears.

Hip Impingement: 

Abnormalities in the hip joint can lead to impingement, causing friction and eventually tearing of the labrum.


A sudden injury or trauma, such as a fall, can also result in a labral tear.

Common symptoms of hip labral tears include:

  • Pain in the hip or groin area
  • Stiffness & limited range of motion
  • A clicking or catching sensation during movement

Traditional Treatment Approaches

In conventional medicine, the initial approach to hip labral tears often involves rest, physical therapy, and anti-inflammatory medications. When these methods fail to provide relief, healthcare providers may turn to corticosteroid injections to manage pain and inflammation. However, these injections are temporary solutions and do not address the underlying issue.

In severe cases, surgery may be recommended to repair or remove the torn labrum. While surgery can be effective, it is invasive and comes with inherent risks and prolonged recovery times.

The SoftWave Therapy Advantage

SoftWave Tissue Regeneration Therapy offers a non-surgical, non-invasive alternative for individuals seeking relief from hip labral tears. 

Here's how it works:

Targeted Healing: 

SoftWave Therapy employs electrohydraulic supersonic acoustic waves that penetrate deep into the affected hip tissue. These waves stimulate cellular repair mechanisms, promoting healing at the source.

Decreased Pain and Inflammation: 

One of the immediate benefits of SoftWave Therapy is the reduction in pain and inflammation. Patients often experience relief after just a few sessions, allowing them to resume daily activities more comfortably.

Improved Range of Motion: 

SoftWave Therapy helps break down scar tissue and increase blood flow to the injured area, resulting in improved hip joint mobility and less stiffness.

Less Clicking and "Catching": 

Many patients report a decrease in the clicking or catching sensation associated with hip labral tears as the therapy promotes tissue repair.


Perhaps the most significant advantage of SoftWave Therapy is its non-surgical nature. Patients can avoid the risks and lengthy recovery associated with surgical procedures.

Hip labral tears can be a painful and debilitating condition, but they don't always necessitate surgery or reliance on medications. SoftWave Tissue Regeneration Therapy offers a conservative and highly effective approach to healing. By stimulating the body's natural repair mechanisms, SoftWave Therapy not only provides relief from pain and inflammation but also addresses the root cause of the problem. 

For those seeking a non-invasive and long-lasting solution to hip labral tears, SoftWave Therapy stands as a breakthrough alternative, restoring comfort, mobility, and quality of life!

Give us a call for pain relief today! 585-617-4145

Book an appointment ONLINE HERE for SoftWave Therapy!

Camarata Chiropractic & Wellness

3237 Union St North Chili NY 14514

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