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Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) Treatment

Femoroacetabular impingment (FAI) is a condition caused by excess friction of the hip joint, often resulting in pain and reduced mobility. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older and not being in the shape we once were, CARESPACE Health+Wellness in Kitchener and Waterloo can help.

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Effective treatment for femoroacetabular impingement

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There are many causes of femoroacetabular impingement

Femoroacetabular impingement is a condition that affects the hip joint and is caused by irregularities in the shape of the hip or surrounding soft tissue, such as muscles and ligaments. When these abnormalities limit the range of motion of the hip joint, it can cause damage to the joint surface over time leading to pain in obese individuals who are physically active in sports. This can be due to an excessive amount of friction on the edge of either the femoral neck or acetabulum which contains cartilage.

Get the best treatment to help your femoroacetabular impingement

We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your femoroacetabular impingement quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition of the hip joint which develops due to excessive pressure in the joint. Generally, as an individual matures and their hip is exposed to repetitive motions, such as during sports activities, over time certain factors may lead to enlargement or an increase in friction within the joint space. The area of the femoral head where it meets the socket of the hip joint becomes worn and flattened leading to a decrease in necessary space needed for movement. FAI can cause a gradual decrease in mobility, stiffness, discomfort and restrict overall range of motion if left untreated.

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) can cause discomfort in the hip joint due to a misalignment of the bones. Symptoms of this condition typically include pain during hip movement, particularly activities such as twisting and extending the leg while standing or sitting. Additional symptoms may be felt in the groin area, and instances of reduced range of motion in the hip can also occur. If left untreated, FAI can lead to further injury or damage to the hip cartilage as well as worsening of existing symptoms.

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), a condition in which extra bone growth develops at the hip joint, can be treated through chiropractic, physiotherapy, and massage therapy. Treatment options vary based on the severity of the impingement; chiropractors can manipulate joints and soft tissue to reduce symptoms associated with FAI and improve range of motion. Physiotherapists may prescribe exercises to increase muscle strength and flexibility around the hips. Massage therapy has been known to decrease pain and tenderness in the hip area due to insufficient blood flow. Additionally, lifestyle modifications such as avoiding activities that worsen existing symptoms or cause further injury are recommended.

Get the best femoroacetabular impingement treatment that's right for you


chiropractic services

Chiropractors are health care professionals focused on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through joint manipulation, exercise and education. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

Massage Therapy

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Massage Therapists use a range of soft tissue and joint stimulation techniques. Massage stimulates blood flow, restores muscle elasticity, and relieves built-up tension to repair your body and allow a calmer outlook on life.



Physiotherapists work with you when you’ve experienced a work or sports injury, or are suffering from a chronic condition. You’ll improve strength, increase range of motion to restore your body’s functionality. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

Not sure which discipline to select?

Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can be effective treatment for your femoroacetabular impingement. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.

Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.

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I was suffering from neck pain And numbness Dr. Shannon Webster, BA, DC Chiropractor, is helping me. Acupuncture helps me with pain, enhances my mood. She's fantastic, Dr.
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I cannot recommend Dr. Shannon Webster and Dr. Michael Torreiter enough. Both are super friendly and understanding and it has been an absolute pleasure to have met them and been treated by them.

I have been receiving treatment from Dr. Webster for a few months and I've been feeling much better. I had sever knee, shoulder and back pain. I couldn't squat or do push ups without my joints screaming at me. But now I'm not able to only do all those but also feel stronger. The most important piece is that she listened and took my history of many injuries into consideration. And as a dancer, I couldn't have asked for a better chiropractor who not only helped me feel better but also understood my needs.

I also brought my grandmother to Dr. Torreiter for her back pain for acupuncture. He was extremely kind, understanding, compassionate and everything that I could ask for. He made her feel comfortable and explained every step during each treatment. He made sure that she was well taken care of and also made other important referrals that lead to her recovery.

So far I have referred my whole family to these two wonderful individuals and everyone's experience has been equally great. Thanks to them we all are doing much better!