Skip to navigation Skip to content

Resources

Empower your recovery with our range of injury resources.

Filter resources

Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

The hip joint is formed by the head of the femur (thigh bone) and the acetabulum of the pelvis (a concave dome shaped area in the pelvic bone).

Category: Hip and groin

Footballer’s Groin

Footballer’s groin usually refers to one of three conditions or a combination of them.

Category: Hip and groin

Groin Injuries

Groin injuries frequently occur in sports involving twisting and turning. There are a number of muscles and tendons in the groin area as well as other structures, which can cause groin injuries. Hence, all groin pain is not the same and not treated the same.

Category: Hip and groin

Hip Impingement

The hip joint is formed by the head of the femur (thigh bone) and the acetabulum of the pelvis (a concave dome shaped area in the pelvic bone).

Category: Hip and groin

Hip Osteoarthritis

This condition refers to degeneration of the hip joint surfaces and often a loss of space between the hip and pelvic bones.

Category: Hip and groin

Hip Pain In Adolescents And Children

Hip pain, in children can have a number of causes such as irritable hip, a slipped upper femoral epiphysis (SUFE) or Perthes disease.

Category: Hip and groin

Hydrotherapy For Hips And Knees

In 2009 Gill et al found that land based and pool based exercise can improve both pain and physical function in patients with OA of the hip or knee.

Category: Hip and groin

Incontinence

It may surprise you that approximately one in four Australians, over the age of 15, suffer from bladder leakage, also known as urinary incontinence – that equates to nearly 5 million of us!

Category: Hip and groin

Osteitis Pubis

Osteitis Pubis or pubic bone stress injury is a condition that predominantly affects the sporting population and can be severely limiting. Where the superior rami of the pelvis connect there is a cartilaginous joint called the pubic symphysis.

Category: Hip and groin

Osteitis Pubis 2

Osteitis Pubis has unfortunately become a much more common injury in Sports People, especially in the late teenage years. Whilst there are often a number of causes, there is usually a significant element of Bone Stress Reaction.

Category: Hip and groin

Pelvic Floor Muscles

The pelvic floor muscles (PFM) are a group of muscles which sit at the base of the pelvis.

Category: Hip and groin

Pelvic Girdle Pain In Pregnancy

Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) is reportedly experienced by 20% of all pregnant women. Fortunately, in the majority of women, the pain does resolve in the postnatal period.

Category: Hip and groin

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Usually the bladder, uterus and lower portion of the bowel are well supported in the pelvis. However, if there is a lack of support in the surrounding tissues, one or more of these organs may descend into the vagina, which is known as a Pelvic Organ Prolapse, or simply a Prolapse.

Category: Hip and groin

Piriformis Condition

The piriformis muscle is a deep gluteal muscle of the buttock region, and is narrow and pear shaped. The sciatic nerve can pass above, below or through this muscle.

Category: Hip and groin

Postnatal Period

A new baby in the family is a time of great change, especially if it is your first. It is a steep learning curve for most, as families adapt to the new addition; sleep is interrupted, there are nappies to be changed, extra washing to be done, all whilst getting to know your little bundle.

Category: Hip and groin

Rectus Abdominis Diastasis

A Rectus Abdominis Diastasis is a separation of the rectus abdominis muscles, which run vertically down the centre of the trunk. During pregnancy, as the baby grows, the abdomen expands and the muscles are stretched.

Category: Hip and groin

Trochanteric Bursitis

WHAT IS IT? Around your hip joint there are many muscles that help to provide the joint with stability. Imbalances between the gluteal muscles and another muscle called tensor fascia lata commonly leads to the inflammation of fluid filled sacs (bursa). When the bursa becomes inflamed it can be extremely painful.

Category: Hip and groin