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Clinical examination of hip/groin and how to differentiate between diagnoses - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (11 mins)

This content consists of a 11 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.

Mr Patrick Carton is a full time Orthopaedic Consultant at the Hip and Groin Clinic, based at the Whitfield Medical Centre, in Waterford, Ireland. He is a specialist in surgery of the Hip and Groin; the majority of his practice involves managing sports related injuries.

Mr Carton graduated from Queen's University in Belfast, completed his specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics and was awarded an MD for his research into Computed Radiographic Analysis of Fracture Healing.

Prior to his move to Waterford in 2008, he worked as the Clinical Director in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the Southern Health NHS trust, in Northern Ireland. He was recently awarded an honorary research associate for the department of health, sports and exercise science, in Waterford Institute of Technology.

He is an active member of a number of international teaching faculties and regularly presents his original work both nationally and internationally. Although Mr Carton's specialist interest is in arthroscopic hip surgery, his professional practice includes total hip replacement, arthroscopic knee surgery; the surgical management of inguinal disruption (Gilmore's groin), adductor pathology and chronic groin pain.