Sports Medicine Review – Knee Review
March 5, 2018
Sports Medicine Review – Shoulder Review
March 5, 2018

Sports Medicine Review – Hip_Groin Review

Hip/Groin Review – Dr. Ryan Eardley – University of Toronto

Differential Guide:  Dr. Alessandro Francella, Dr. Ryan Eardley, Dr. Neil Dilworth

Questions:  Author: Yousef Hegazy  –

Hip Case:


Part 1: Anterior Hip Pain

Part 2: Lateral and Posterior Hip Pain:

Additional Resources:

Snapping Hip Syndromes    
Iliotibial band ITB snaps over greater trochanter Lateral/Posterior
Iliopsoas tendon Iliopsoas tendon frictions over anterior pubic ramus Anterior groin
Rectus Femoris Tendon Anterior groin
Hamstring tendon At its origin, the common tendon can snap over the ischial tuberosity Posterior
Reduced femoral acetabular coverage, or inherent instability Patient is often able to demonstrate a clunking or popping with slight hip flexion while standing on contralateral leg.  If hand is placed over lateral hip, a clunk can be felt. Anterior/lateral/posterior
Unstable Labral tear A clunking or catching may occur in the hip with movements requiring rotation of the affected hip Anterior, lateral


Muscle Injuries