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The relationship of femoral neck shaft angle and adiposity to greater trochanteric pain syndrome in women. A case control morphology and anthropometric study

Fearon, A.; Stephens, S.; Cook, J.; Smith, P.; Neeman, T.; Cormick, W.; Scarvell, J.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate if pelvic or hip width predisposed women to developing greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS). DESIGN Prospective case control study. PARTICIPANTS Four groups were included in the study: those gluteal tendon reconstructions (n=31, GTR), those with conservatively managed GTPS (n=29), those with hip osteoarthritis (n=20, OA) and 22 asymptomatic participants (ASC). METHODS Anterior-posterior pelvic x-rays were evaluated for femoral neck shaft angle; acetabular index, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-04-30
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Sports Medicine
DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2011-090744
Access Rights: Open Access


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