Common Causes and Management of Lateral Hip Pain
Lateral hip pain, or Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS), is extremely prevalent though still remains a condition that is poorly understood. There exists a poor understanding amongst many therapists of the varied pathologies that contribute to this condition, with the 'bursitis' label commonly allocated though rarely the sole cause of the patient's pain and reported symptoms. This online activity is designed to provide an overview of common causes of lateral hip pain, discussing relevant anatomy and pathophysiology, typical patient presentation and common assessments that may be employed, and current conservative (including exercise) and surgical management strategies employed to deal with this patient cohort.
This is a recording of an ESSA webinar presented on 22 April 2021.
Presented by Dr Jay R. Ebert, BExRehab (Hons), PhD, ESSAF, AEP
Dr Jay R. Ebert has practiced as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) since 2002. As an adjunct to his clinical AEP work he completed his PhD in 2008 focused in orthopaedic surgery, biomechanics and post-operative exercise rehabilitation, for which he was awarded the Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) Medal. He was later awarded the ESSA ‘Exercise Physiologist of the Year’ in 2010 for his clinical work and dedication to patient care. He has extensive experience working with patients of all musculoskeletal conditions, with a particular focus on lower limb injury and orthopaedic rehabilitation. He is currently a Lecturer and Researcher at the School of Human Sciences, within the University of Western Australia (UWA), and a Director and AEP at HFRC, a leading exercise rehabilitation clinic with a focus in musculoskeletal and orthopaedic rehabilitation, located in Perth, Western Australia. He also holds positions as the Director of Research at the Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Research Institute, and is a Director of the Orthopaedic Research Foundation of Western Australia. Through his clinical and research roles he has been involved in the project development and coordination of several large orthopaedic research programs, and has presented and published extensively.
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