Topics Discussed: acetabular labrum; core stability; hip examination; hip injuries; hip joint; hip joint range of motion; hip muscles; hip region; leg length inequality; motion of hip joint; ober's test; pelvic compression test; pelvic injury; pelvis; snapping hip; thigh; thigh injuries; thomas test; trendelenburg test.
Sections: Acute Traumatic Hip Dislocations, Hip Subluxation, Apophyseal Avulsions, Hip Pointer, Acute Adductor Strains, Acute Strain of Hamstrings, Quadriceps Contusions, Myositis Ossificans Traumatica, Acetabular Labral Tears, Fractures of Hip, Pelvis, and Proximal Femur, References.
Excerpt:"Anatomy, relevant to the present discussion, is depicted and described in Figures 24-1, 24-2, 24-3, and 24-4.One study reported that 2.5% of all sports injuries were hip injuries, and in high school athletes, hip injuries were 5% to 9% of all athletic injuries. Apophyseal avulsions and musculotendinous strains are the most common acute injuries of hip, pelvis, and groin seen in youth sports.19Examination should include lower back and both lower extremities...."
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