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Dr Rien Heijboer on cam lesions of the hip in athletes

Dr Rien Heijboer on cam lesions of the hip in athletes

Dr MP (Rien) Heijboer, orthopedic surgeon, works at the Dept at Orthopedic at the Erasamus Medical Centre in Rotterdam. He has extensive experience with sports-related injuries and has worked for more than 30 years as medical adviser of football club Feijenoord in Rotterdam.

He is a member of the medical staff of the Dutch National Soccer Team and visited the world soccer championships in Brasil in 2014, which he describes as a "life-time experience"!
He is president of the Dutch Orthopedic Society (NOV). Their annual congress will be held on February 5th and 6th 2015 in Maastricht: http://goo.gl/gzx2BS.

He has a great interest in sports-related injuries and today Rien discusses the latest research findings on cam and hip impingement in soccer players.

Further reading
A cam deformity is gradually acquired during skeletal maturation in adolescent and young male soccer players: a prospective study with minimum 2-year follow-up:
http://ajs.sagepub.com/content/42/4/798.abstract

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