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Will cam impingement lead to arthritic degeneration?

One of the most common concerns I’ve heard from people who have been given the FAI diagnosis is that their cam impingement (or pistol grip deformity) means they are doomed to arthritic degeneration and then, eventually, a more serious hip surgery. The basic theory is that the misshapen femoral head causes extra wear and tear. […]

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