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Hip & Pelvic Pain Expert

Alison is Principal Physiotherapist at Physiotec, an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of Queensland, and international speaker, presenter and workshop facilitator. With over 30 years of clinical experience, Alison is committed to providing professional development for physiotherapists and other health professionals that is both evidence-informed and interpreted for the clinician for immediate use in clinical practice.

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Hip Academy

Everything you need, whenever you need it.
Includes all online hip courses, ebooks, video library, pdf resource library, forum, live meetings and more!
The ultimate resource for professional development for physiotherapists and other health professionals.
Join our community of hipsters from all over the world. We look forward to meeting you.

Workshops

Extend knowledge from the hip courses with further practical applications in face-to-face and online workshops.
Australia and Internationally.

Online Courses

Hip courses, foot & ankle course, ultrasound course.
Learn in your own time,
from the comfort of your own home.

e-Books

Digital books on tendinopathies
of the hip and pelvis.

Video Library

The Ultimate How-To Library
of clinical assessment and exercise techniques.

From the Blog...

Greater trochanteric pain after hip replacement

By Dr Alison Grimaldi

Many surgeons consider trochanteric pain a relatively minor complication following arthroplasty, however the impact can be substantial, with significant reductions in post-operative satisfaction, quality-of-life and functional outcomes.1,2,3 Those with greater…

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Surgical and rehab predictors of failed hip arthroscopy

By Dr Alison Grimaldi

Unfortunately, many people to continue to have pain and functional difficulty after hip arthroscopy. In my last blog we discussed patient predictors of failed hip arthroscopy – factors that are…

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Patient predictors of failed hip arthroscopy

By Dr Alison Grimaldi

How many times have you had a patient ask after their hip arthroscopy: ‘But the surgeon said my hip would be fixed, why do I still have pain?’ The literature…

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Load management is not just doing less

By Dr Alison Grimaldi

A ‘load management and exercise’ approach is a central pillar commonly reported to underpin contemporary management of musculoskeletal conditions. However, when we dive into the detail, exercise selection for the…

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Modifying Leg Press for Hip Pain

By Dr Alison Grimaldi

This is the final instalment of my 3-blog series focusing on modifying common gym exercises for hip pain. So far, we have covered the Rearfoot Elevated Split Squat and Deadlifts.…

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Modifying Deadlifts for Hip Pain

By Dr Alison Grimaldi

Today we’ll be continuing a 3-blog series focusing on modifying common gym exercises for hip pain. Our focus for this blog is deadlifting, which can be challenging and highly provocative…

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12 of 12 Top Hip Papers – Best treatment for gluteal tendinopathy

By Dr Alison Grimaldi

Here we are, the final day of my 12 Top Hip Papers miniblogs series. I hope you have enjoyed this series that aimed to highlight some really meaningful contributions, but let…

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11 of 12 Top Hip Papers – Gait and gluteal tendinopathy

By Dr Alison Grimaldi

Second last day of the 12 Top Hip Papers miniblog series. As promised, today we are still talking tendons. I’ve chosen one from many great papers Kim Allison published from…

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10 of 12 Top Hip Papers – The role of compression in tendinopathy

By Dr Alison Grimaldi

Day 10 of the 12 Top Hip Papers miniblog series! Hope you’ve been enjoying this series of miniblogs featuring some top hip papers. If you want to go back and check…

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9 of 12 Top Hip Papers – Defining Groin Pain Entities

By Dr Alison Grimaldi

Only 4 more top papers left in this 12 Top Hip Papers miniblog series. So far we have explored some fantastic papers on hip joint related conditions, hip muscle function and…

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