Posts made in March, 2018

Ruling out Hip Impingement as a Cause of Chronic Pelvic Pain

Posted by on Mar 30, 2018 in Uncategorized

Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI), also known as Hip Impingement, occurs when there is abnormal contact between the femoral head and acetabulum during motion. FAI and the muscle imbalances around the joint can alter hip and pelvic biomechanics during gait. Performing range of motion testing of the hip and special orthopedic tests such as the FADIR may help diagnose the issue. With the patient supine with one leg extended, flex, adduct, and internally rotate the hip. The test is positive if this reproduces the patient’s anterior groin or anterolateral hip pain. In patients with FAI there is...

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Winter/Spring 2018 Newsletter

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Uncategorized

Featured articles include Osteitis Pubis, Retraining the Pelvic Floor in a Pilates Instructor, and Hip Impingement Can Cause Pelvic Floor Muscle Pain. To view the newsletter, please click here.

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