New Orthopaedic Division Review (ODR) Now Available

Vol31N3 – Hip Hip Hooray!


As physiotherapists, we are trained to look at the body functioning as a unit, in which no single area should be assessed in isolation. How does that old song go? “The hip bone is connected to the…?” When assessing a patient’s injury, we are taught not only to consider a multitude of factors including environmental and psychosocial, but to consider regions above and below the area of pain as potential culprits.