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TALKING HIPS WITH DR ALI

TALKING HIPS WITH DR ALI

A weekly video series, that will cover a wide scope of topics relating to the Hip. These videos will contain info-bytes and top hip tips, and will aim to direct you towards where you can find further information on these topics within my free blog series.

A weekly video series, where will cover a wide scope of topics relating to the Hip. These videos will contain info-bytes and top hip tips, and will aim to direct you towards where you can find further information on these topics within my free blog series.

Episode 25:

Hip Instability and Global Acetabular Deficiency

To identify cases of hip instability in clinical practice 1. Listen to the symptoms, 2. Perform physical tests for instability & 3. don’t rely on Lateral Centre Edge Angle for a diagnosis of acetabular dysplasia.

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Intro Video:

A short video introducing the Talking Hips series, covering the main features of each video, and explaining how this series will run and the benefits you will gain by tuning-in each week.

Episode 1:

Make sure you listen when assessing a new patient with hip pain.

There is so much to be gained by digging deeper into factors that influence biological and psychological loads on the individual.

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Episode 2:

Use a test battery in the diagnosis of hip conditions.

Diagnostic utility studies often demonstrate that clinical tests are less accurate than thought. Using a test battery in hip condition diagnosis help improve diagnostic accuracy.

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Episode 3:

Take the time to explain the what, why and how of hip pain and its management

In the management of hip pain, the foundation of a shared-decision-making-model is that the patient understands their condition, the treatment choices and the advice provided.

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Episode 4:

Posture - Change the dialogue

How we position our body under gravitational load impacts MSK loads & muscle behaviour. It’s just physics! But take care in your patient education. Let’s change the dialogue

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Episode 5:

Watch that stride length to reduce hip pain during walking and running

Watch that stride length to reduce hip pain during walking and running. To reduce mechanical hip pain, load management strategies should always consider sustained and repetitive tasks - things that people do a lot. Addressing overstriding can have a rapid and potent effect on hip pain. Don't miss the low hanging fruit!

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Episode 6:

Try a cushion to reduce hip pain in sitting

Hip pain in sitting is common. Using various cushions depending on the presentation can provide rapid relief for many.

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Episode 7:

Reconsider the Clam for Hip Pain

Clams can irritate many hip pain conditions. If your patient is doing this exercise & not progressing, you might reconsider your prescription. There are so many other great exercise options.

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Episode 8:

Don't forget the hip flexors! Particularly for those with anterior hip pain

When prescribing exercise for hip pain, there is generally a strong focus on glute exercise. No problem there, but don't forget the hip flexors that are intimately linked with anterior hip loading.

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Episode 9:

Please stop stretching those hip flexors! At least for those with hip pain

Please stop stretching those hip flexors! The hip flexors are regularly demonised, with stretching seen as the cure-all for misbehaving hip flexors and anterior hip pain. In many cases this stretching may be be more of a hindrance than a help.

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Episode 10:

Set goals to optimise engagement, adherence and outcomes

Set goals to optimise engagement, adherence and outcomes of rehabilitation. Use a framework to ensure these goals are meaningful and measureable.

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Episode 11:

Measuring outcomes of hip pain interventions

There are so many possible outcomes that can be measured. Focus on core health domains, things that are modifiable and likely to impact on your shared goals.

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Episode 12:

Keep learning… Always keep learning!

I'm sorry to say ... no, actually I'm excited to say, that as a health or exercise professional your learning is never done. There is never a fullstop! Scientists & evidence-informed clinicians continue to push the envelope. Great for our patients & professional engagement. Gotta love learning!

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Episode 13:

Effects of exercise and CSI on tendon structure!

Corticosteroid injection is unfortunately still the most common first line medical treatment for tendinopathy. However, the biological and psychological effects of CSI may be more of a hindrance than a help. Find out why in this episode of Talking Hips with Dr Ali.

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Episode 14:

Development of a successful program for painful gluteal tendinopathy

Have you heard of the LEAP trial? This randomised clinical trial produced high quality evidence that a specific education and exercise program is superior to corticosteroid injection and wait-and-see. Great evidence to share with your referring Drs or with your rehab team.

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Episode 15:

Labral tear and the relevance to joint health.

How relevant is a labral tear? Should we be sending everyone with a tear off to a surgeon for repair? Let’s talk a little about prevalence of labral tear, the important of the labrum and common surgical approaches to labral tears.

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Episode 16:

The influence of sway posture on hip joint loads in standing.

The influence of sway posture on hip joint loads in standing. Femoropelvic and trunk position during standing & walking can have a marked impact on hip joint loads. Don’t be too quick to remove ‘posture & movement assessment’ from your clinical toolbag.

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Episode 17:

A blended approach to non-surgical management of Hip OA.

Optimal non-surgical management for hip osteoarthritis often involves some combination of advice, exercise, manual therapy and pharmaceuticals. Have you got the right mix for your patient?

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Episode 18:

Surgical Options for Total Hip Replacement.

Join me in exploring the surgical options for Total Hip Replacement as discussed with Dr Patrick Weinrauch, orthopaedic specialist. Total hip arthroplasty vs hip resurfacing, cemented vs uncemented and a multitude of prosthetic options.

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Episode 19:

Anterior hip pain & the rearfoot elevated split squat.

The rearfoot elevated split squat, aka Bulgarian split squat, can be great for strengthening around the hip & pelvis, but for those with anterior hip pain & impaired strength or control, this exercise can be very provocative. Check & optimise technique & monitor response..

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Episode 20:

How many syndromes can a buttock have?

Talking Hips #20 The buttock appears to have been assigned more syndromes than any other region of the body. So, what exactly is a syndrome? And how helpful is a 'syndrome' diagnosis to patient understanding and clinician treatment planning?

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Episode 21:

The sacroiliac joint – can we disregard it?

Some appear to believe that pelvic malalignment or instability is a widespread phenomenon, while others have decided that a joint that moves this little is irrelevant. Can we disregard the sacroiliac joint?

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Episode 22:

Acetabular dysplasia – are you seeing the whole picture?

Acetabular dysplasia is a leading cause of hip instability and OA. Awareness and early detection are of high importance. What imaging parameters do you rely on? You may be aware of dysplasia, but are you seeing the whole picture?

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Episode 23:

Anterior instability and anterior acetabular deficiency

You have a patient with clinical signs of anterior hip instability. Her lateral centre edge angle is >25° indicating adequate lateral coverage of the HOF. Can you rule out acetabular dysplasia?

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Episode 24:

Posterior Instability and Posterior Acetabular Deficiency

Posterior instability is much less recognised than anterior instability. However, there is rising awareness of low-energy posterior dislocation and the role of posterior acetabular deficiency, despite a normal lateral centre-edge angle.

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