Gluteal Muscle Tear

The gluteal muscles are a major group of muscles located at the back of the pelvis forming the buttocks that helps in the stability of the hip. Gluteal tears occur either as a result of injury or strain of the muscle.

Gluteal Muscle Tear


  • Irritation in the hip region
  • Increased pain in case of activities such as sitting, standing or walking


  • Medical history
  • Physical examination
  • X-ray
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound

Non – surgical Treatments:

  • Dry Needling
  • Steroid and Hyaluronic Acid Image Guided Injections
  • Image Guided Calcific Barbotage

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