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Anterior Hip and Groin Pain

Diagnosis and management of anterior hip & groin pain

A detailed examination of mechanisms of physical overload (morphology, movement, muscle) and impairments associated with anterior hip and groin pain, clinical diagnostic tests and management approaches.

Includes joint related-pain & bony impingement (intra & extra-articular), soft tissue-related pain and nerve-related pain.

  • 5 hours of online video tutorials
  • Downloadable PDF notes
  • 3-months unlimited access (ongoing access provided with current Hip Academy Membership)
  • Downloadable professional development certificate

This course aims to

  • Clarify definitions of anterior hip and groin pain
  • Explore factors which may influence intra-articular hip joint loads
    • morphological variants (eg FAI, acetabular dysplasia, femoral version, capsulo-labral deficits)
    • adverse joint loading associated with kinematics and neuromotor function
    • the adequacy of joint protection mechanisms
  • Explore factors which may influence extra-articular loads in the anterior hip region
    • morphological variants (eg. AIIS/Subspine Impingement)
    • adverse soft tissue loading associated with kinematics and neuromotor function (focus on hip flexors)
  • Provide an overview of key load management and therapeutic exercise strategies for anterior hip pain, particular to the patient presentation and associated difficulties with mechanical load transfer.
  • Provide an update on groin pain clinical entities and where the literature sits with regard to prevention and management.
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Dr Alison Grimaldi

With over 30 years of clinical experience and particular expertise in the management of hip, groin and lumbo-pelvic pain and dysfunction, Dr Alison Grimaldi is Principal Physiotherapist at Physiotec and an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of Queensland. View profile

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Lessons

    • Joint Related Pain and Bony Impingement
      • Sources of Nociception and FAI
      • Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome
      • Femoral Morphology
      • Acetabular Dysplasia
      • Capsulolabral Deficiency – Part 1
      • Capsulolabral Deficiency – Part 2
      • Adverse Loading and Joint Protection Mechanisms
      • Extra-articular Bony Impingement
    • Soft Tissue Related Pain
      • Introduction to Soft Tissue Related Pain
      • Iliopsoas Related Hip Pain
      • Groin Pain – Part 1 
      • Groin Pain – Part 2
    • Referred and Nerve Related Pain
      • Referred and Nerve Related Pain
    • References and Quiz
      • References and Quiz