Hip arthroscopy for the treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome may give the best functional outcome

Hip arthroscopy for the treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome may give the best functional outcome

This multicentre, randomised controlled trial (RCT) published in the Lancet has found that hip arthroscopy provided a better level of function at 12 month follow-up when compared to a tailored rehabilitation programme.1 Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAIS) is a potential cause of hip pain in young adults and is increasingly being diagnosed in football players. Impingement [...]
An individualised approach is needed when considering vitamin D supplementation

An individualised approach is needed when considering vitamin D supplementation

This review of vitamin D supplementation in athletes highlights the lack of good evidence for the widespread use of vitamin D in football players and provides guidelines for an individualised approach to supplementation.1 Vitamin D supplementation has become increasingly popular over the past few years, with reported benefits to athletes including improvements in bone and [...]