Blog - Hip
by Christian Bonello

La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre Researcher Christian Bonello sat down with Dr Sean Docking to discuss the recent article published in Musculoskeletal Science and Practice: Identification and differentiation of gluteus medius tendon pathology using ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468781218302364?via%3Dihub) For the full 8minute podcast please view https://soundcloud.com/user-556293761/sean-docking-identification-and-differentiation-of-gluteus-medius-tendon-pathology Below is an infographic summary…read more

by Zuzana Machotka

A great re-addition to the Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Centre- Dr Adam Semciw After finishing his PhD in 2013 at La Trobe University titled: Hip Abductor muscle structure and function in swimmers: an investigation into deloading, Dr Semciw joined the University of Queensland as a Research Fellow in Physiotherapy (2015). There he continued his…read more

by Zuzana Machotka

In the world of publications, researchers understand the difficult task of publishing in peer reviewed journals. Manuscripts which are accepted often require several revisions and may take up to a year to get published. It can be an arduous task keeping on top of papers and delegating tasks among co-authors. It is with this in…read more

by Zuzana Machotka

February’s staff publications featured research on: Patellofemoral knee pain. This included exploring contributing factors such as altered hip rate of force development and strength, foot mobility differences, and pelvic and hip kinematics in patellofemoral joint arthritis. Hamstrings. Muscle imaging techniques were explored through functional MRI and injury prevention strengthening exercises were discussed within an evidence-based…read more

by Matt King

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

by Liam West

Hip arthroscopy versus sham surgery for patients with impingement or labral tears: A randomised, controlled trial and longitudinal cohort study (HIPARTI) Prof Kay Crossley, Dr Joanne Kemp   Hip arthroscopy is a relatively new procedure and technically more demanding than arthroscopy of the other joints (shoulder, knee, ankle wrist). The number of hip arthroscopies has…read more