Causation & epidemiology
What have we learnt about the cause and distribution of impingement morphologies? What are the implications for advising and managing young athletes?
|Prevalence of cam and pincer shapes in different populations|
|When and why does a cam shape develop?|
|Femoral torsion as a contributor to FAI syndrome|
|Screening young athletes for hip shape|
|Preventing symptoms in athletes|
The developing science to support a diagnosis of FAI syndrome
|Update on the Warwick Agreement on FAI syndrome|
|Exactly what are the features of the history?|
|What is the performance of clinical examination tests in FAI syndrome, and how exactly should we do them?|
|What imaging do we need and when? What about new imaging techniques?|
How can we treat FAI syndrome non-surgically? Does it work, and in who?
|Systematic review of non-surgical strategies|
|Physio-led rehabilitation – the PHT programme|
|Australian RCT of rehabilitation (rehab vs control)|
An update on the original Swiss ideas. What have we learnt form 20 years of experience?
|How exactly do we do it? What have we learnt about surgical technique?|
|What are the medium and long term results of open surgery?|
|Can athletes return to sport after open surgery?|
|Managing the overlap between FAI syndrome and dysplasia.|
Arthroscopic surgery I
What are the principles, and the details, of good arthroscopic surgery? How can evidence guide our surgical technique?
|Setting up to do hip arthroscopy safely|
|Are we getting the basics right? Evidence from recent trials suggests not always|
|Bone: How to do safe, accurate reshaping of the femur and acetabulum|
|Labrum: When and how to repair or reconstruct the labrum|
|Cartilage: When and how to use microfracture, AMIC, ACI or stem cells|
|UK navigation RCT (navigated surgery vs control)|
|Italian AMIC trial (AMIC vs microfracture)|
|Danish capsule closure RCT (close vs not)|