This presentation contains pilot data as a component of a larger study. It will be submitted for peer review in due course.
This paper presented at the 2017 APA conference is currently under peer review
This systematic review presented at the 2017 APA conference is currently under peer review
Previously we discussed the Australian government announcing a cut to funding for hip arthroscopy in the management of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome. This took affect on the 1st November 2016. Specifically it incorporated the removal of FAI from three billing codes. 48424: Femur or Pelvis Osteotomy/Osteectomy 49303: Hip Arthrotomy 49366: Hip Arthroscopic Surgery Billing rates for these item…read more
The Australian government has just announced it will cut funding for hip arthroscopy in the management of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome. In outlining the 2016-2017 budget, the ‘Medicare Benefit Schedule’ states in relation to hip arthroscopy: “revised MBS items for hip arthroscopy services which will limit the items to the management of non-femoroacetabular impingement indications.” These changes will…read more
“What causes Femoroacetabular Impingement?”: What causes cam deformity and femoroacetabular impingement: still too many questions to provide answers. (Agricola & Weinans. 2015) Why I like it: Short paper on where the current understanding is on the development of FAI. It provides a succinct summary on where the research is at on the development of the CAM lesion and the…read more
What is FAI? FAI is caused by a bony growth abnormality of either the femur (thigh bone) called a CAM, acetabulum (socket) called a pincer or both. These abnormalities often cause an abutment of the hip joint during certain movements, namely flexion and rotation, resulting in a pinching sensation at the hip or pain; most…read more