Hip Injuries in Young Athletes

Smith, David V.; Bernhardt, David T.

Current Sports Medicine Reports:
doi: 10.1249/JSR.0b013e3181f310e9
Extremity Conditions: Section Articles
Abstract

The hip is an area of the body commonly injured in athletes and one that requires special consideration in the pediatric and adolescent athlete. This article reviews diagnoses specific to the young athlete and discusses more recent advances in imaging of the hip and arthroscopic treatment of the hip in the young athlete.

Author Information

Department of Pediatrics and Orthopedics, Division of Sports Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Address for correspondence: David V. Smith, M.D., Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellow, Pediatrics and Orthopedics, Division of Sports Medicine, University of Wisconsin, 2870 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53705 (E-mail: dvsmith@pediatrics.wisc.edu).

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