‘Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SIJ): A Structured Assessment Strategy’ has been developed from an extract of Clayton’s book Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction and Piriformis Syndrome. It includes step-by-step guidelines for more than 10 sacroiliac joint assessment tests giving therapists an ideal structure within which to perform a sacroiliac joint (SIJ) dysfunction assessment. Additional supporting resources include two assessment algorithms, an elearning quiz and a patient advice leaflet. Access the patient leaflet for free by registering or signing in below.
This is the third article in the series on the management of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) using Postural Restoration techniques. In this article I propose a method of managing FAI using Postural Restoration Techniques. In the... Read More
This short 3 minute 'Hip Impingement Redefined' introduction video outlines the content available within our 3 part series "Management of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) using Postural Restoration techniques" by Jason Masek. This module answers questions regarding... Read More
This article is the fifth in a series from our Manual Therapy Student Handbook (see the class 'Contents panel’ for further details) and it describes how to assess and treat common hip complaints. As well... Read More
This content consists of a 12 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
Dr Adam Mitchell specialises in musculoskeletal imaging, with particular expertise in sports injury. He is radiologist to several Premier League football teams, professional cricket clubs and numerous rugby union teams, including England. He also provided radiological imaging services for individual athletes at the Beijing 2008 Olympics and was an on-site radiologist at the London 2012 Olympics.
In addition to his role at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Dr Mitchell is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College in London. He is also an international lecturer and teacher in radiology related to sports and exercise medicine, orthopaedics and rheumatology.
Dr Mitchell is an author of Gray's Anatomy for Students 1st and 2nd editions, Gray's Pocket Atlas of Anatomy and Gray's Anatomy for Students flash cards, as well as the editor of multiple books, including Applied Radiological Anatomy and Applied Radiological Anatomy for Medical Students and has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers.
Dr Mark Wotherspoon qualified from St George's Hospital in 1985. Having worked in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and A&E, he completed his GP vocational training in 1991. He was a Principal in General Practice till 2010. He completed his diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine in 1992 and has worked in Sport and Exercise Medicine since then.
Dr Wotherspoon has a specialist interest in chronic groin pain, underperformance syndrome and tendon injuries. He is the SEM clinic founder and Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine at The Hampshire Clinic, at The Wessex Nuffield Hospital in Southampton, at Wimbledon Clinics in Parkside Hospital in Wimbledon, and for Bupa Wellness, Reading. In addition to this, Dr Wotherspoon is the Medical Lead Southampton Football Club, the Medical Officer for England Cricket, the Medical Officer for the Ladies European Golf Tour, an Honorary Consultant in SEM at the North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke, and the Regional Representative in Wessex for the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine.
Dr Wotherspoon has written an article in BJSM (the journal of Sport and Exercise Medicine), he is a regular speaker at lectures nationally, and he does regular CPD presentations at The Hampshire Clinic, Wimbledon Clinics, Sarum Road, Wessex Nuffield and Circle Reading hospitals.
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.
This content consists of a 17 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
Dr Ulrike Muschaweck received her academic and medical training in the University of Göttingen. From 1986 until 1993 she was Head of the Outpatient Department of the University Hospital Rechts der Isar, Munich.
Dr Muschaweck's extraordinary career started in 1989, when entering new territory in the field of Hernia Surgery at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar in Munich, Germany. Under the project "Day Care Surgery" she visited the Shouldice Clinic in Toronto, Canada to intensively study the suture repair under local anaesthesia enabling the patients to arrive in the clinic in the morning and return home in the evening after surgery.
She took up residence in her own medical practice as surgical specialist in 1993 and since then has worked exclusively in the field of hernia surgery. The Hernia Centre Dr Muschaweck – Dr Conze is now the largest European centre specialising in hernias of the abdominal wall and groin region. She has developed the "Minimal Repair" Technique especially for the Sportsman's Groin of the athlete.
Dr Muschaweck is Founding Member of the German Hernia Society (DHG), and Member of the European and American Hernia Societies (EHS /AHS). Since 2012 she performs surgery at the Platinum Medical Centre of The Wellington Hospital in St. John' s Wood, London, and since 2014 she also operates in Spire Little Aston Hospital and cooperates with the FA's St. George's Park.
This content consists of a 10 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
Professor Cathy Speed is a Consultant in Rheumatology, Sport and Exercise Medicine. She is also a Senior Physician for the English Institute of Sport, Chief Medical Officer to GB Badminton and to Middlesex County Cricket Club and the Academy at the Lords Ground, London. She is Professor of Sports Medicine at the University of St Mark & St John. Professor Speed trained at Nottingham, Newcastle, Durham and Cambridge and has done fellowships in the USA and Budapest.
Professor Speed's clinical practice blends both her specialities of Rheumatology and Sport & Exercise Medicine in the delivery of care. She has a particular clinical expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis and recalcitrant tendinopathies in sport and in bone health in young athletes. Her academic interests include regenerative medicine in joint and tendon pathologies. She is active in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and has published widely.
This content consists of a 13 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
Professor Damian Griffin gained a First Class degree in Physiology in Cambridge, and then studied Medicine in Oxford. He trained as an orthopaedic surgeon in Oxford and the United States, returning to Cambridge to study and research the clinical epidemiology of musculoskeletal disease. He worked as a Consultant in Oxford before taking up the Foundation Chair in Warwick in 2002 and helping to establish Warwick Medical School.
His clinical interest is in the diagnosis and treatment of hip pain in young adults. Joint-preserving surgery for early arthritis, the development of hip arthroscopy, and the management of femoro-acetabular impingement, sporting injury and acetabular fractures are particular passions of his as well. Professor Griffin runs a national referral service for young and active people with hip pain, based at the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and at the BMI Meriden Hospital.
In Warwick Orthopaedics, he has built a new academic department with a clear focus on the assessment of clinical effectiveness of orthopaedic surgery, developing new methods for clinical research, scientifically robust but more suited to surgery, as well as performing primary and secondary research on clinical effectiveness. He is an internationally recognised expert, regularly teaching and lecturing all over the world, and drawing patients for specialist opinions and surgery from the UK, Europe and elsewhere.
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