There are three ways snapping hip can originate. Each type of snapping hip, while typically harmless, may lead to pain and joint damage for some athletes.
There are certain factors that can put people at higher risk for hip labral tears, including trauma, hip impingement, and sex.
Snapping hips are most commonly caused a hip tendon or muscle sliding over the bone. Learn what it is, how it feels, and how it can be treated.