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Femoroacetabular impingement assessment & treatment with Dr Adam Weir

When patients present with hip and groin pain, how can you diagnose the source of symptoms? Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAIS) can contribute to deep anterior groin pain, and may radiate to the lateral hip or lateral thigh. How can you identify whether FAIS is responsible for your patient's hip and groin pain?

How can you treat patients with hip or groin pain due to FAIS? Can you rehabilitate these patients, and how can you tailor their rehabilitation?

In this online course with Dr Adam Weir, you will explore diagnosis, clinical reasoning and treatment of FAIS, including:

  • Is your patients pain due to femoroacetabular impingement, or another diagnosis?
  • What is FAIS
  • Types of hip morphology
  • Common activities that aggravate FAIS
  • How you can diagnose FAIS, including tests you can perform in your clinic
  • What types of imaging are appropriate for FAIS patients?
  • Common red flags you need to be aware of in young athletes, female runners and middle aged individuals
  • What structures are commonly involved?
  • How you can clinically reason your treatment of FAIS
  • How to treat FAIS
  • Patient examples
  • The impact of load on FAIS
  • Is surgery appropriate to "prevent" FAIS?
  • How to identify if surgery or conservative care is most suitable for your patients

Femoroacetabular impingement assessment & treatment part 1 with Dr Adam Weir

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