Thursday, June 27, 2013

Outcomes of Surgical Techniques for Hip Impingement, FAI, Surgery

New exciting research is available on surgical outcomes comparing several techniques. Hip impingement (femoroacetabular impingement, FAI) is characterized by bony deformities on the femoral head/neck and/or the acetabulum (hip socket). Some bony lesions may require open hip surgery with dislocation to address large, global lesions. Many CAM and/or pincer lesions can be addressed arthroscopically. But how much do the outcomes vary depending on the various techniques used by hip surgeons?

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Physical Therapy / Rehabilitation after Hip Impingement (FAI) Surgery: The Benefit of Neurokinetic Therapy for Muscle Re-Education

A few weeks back, I mentioned I’d be back with a guest blogger, a physical therapist who uses Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT) in his practice. Here he is. Meet Kristopher Bosch, PT, DPT, ATC, FAAOMPT!

Most rehabilitation and wellness professionals eventually end up asking themselves: “Why do patients/clients come in with pain, go through a treatment session, leave pain-free or with significant improvement noted, and then return the next week with the same symptoms (often times over and over again)?”