Managing the athlete with hip stiffness detected at a physical exam or in a PPE is one of the hottest topics of 2014. Some would argue that nothing needs to be done given that the patient is asymptomatic but on the other hand many orthopaedic papers argue for ‘preventive’ osteotomy. Is this ‘overdiagnosis’ and ‘overtreatment’? Mike Reiman is a highly respected clinician-academic and he has integrated the literature on this topic with his clinical expertise. A ‘must’ podcast for physiotherapists, ATCs and doctors who take care of active people.
Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests of the hip: a systematic review with meta-analysis: bit.ly/1inIRfW
Physical examination tests for hip dysfunction and injury: bit.ly/1lHRoVP
Jo Kemp, Kay Crossley, Ewa Roos, What fooled us in the knee may trip us up in the hip: lessons from arthroscopy: bit.ly/1pifElu
Julianne Ryan, Neasa DeBurca, Karen McCreesh, Risk factors for groin/hip injuries in field-based sports: a systematic review: