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The hip is a ball and socket joint. The socket sits in the pelvic bone, and the ball is at the top of your femur, or thigh bone. Several muscles and tendons, including the joint, support the hip, and these can be injured during exercise. How to prevent: Hip Labral Tear The labrum can be injured during activities which require twisting or rotation. It is commonplace in sports like football and tennis, and even badly performed squats can lead to this type of injury. When doing squats or lunges, make sure your knee cap is level with your second toe...

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