The Hip

Return to Musculoskeletal and Sports sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Demonstrate familiarity with the anatomy of the hip through a case-based approach.
2. Describe the most common causes of hip pain in various patient groups.
3. Interpret the symptoms and signs of common hip problems as presented through a case based approach; osteoarthritis, tendinopathy, labral injury, and stress fracture.
4. Select appropriate imaging studies and be aware of the ACR Appropriateness Criteria.
5. Describe appropriate indications for subspecialty referral.

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Course summary
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Joseph Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Course Chair, Associate Professor, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

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  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

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