When a tendon that runs along the front or side of the hip flexor experiences a popping or snapping sensation over a bone - this is referenced as Snapping Hip Syndrome.
As the leg moves from flexion to extension, with involvement from the iliopsoas and/or hip flexor muscle, this when the one will experience with snapping syndrome.
Snapping hip syndrome can be divided into different types: external, internal or intra-articular, which depend on where the snap is occurring. Internal snapping hip syndrome is considered the most common.
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