Outcomes from hip arthroscopy may not be as good as previously reported (or as good as players expect)

Outcomes from hip arthroscopy may not be as good as previously reported (or as good as players expect)

It is important to set realistic expectations for players who are considering a hip arthroscopy. One year after surgery for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and/or a labral injury a player’s ability to participate in sport and physical activity may be improved, but they are unlikely to have returned to ‘normal’. This FastFact reviews two papers from [...]
Muscle injuries may be associated with a congested match calendar

Muscle injuries may be associated with a congested match calendar

This paper, from the UEFA Elite Club Injury Study, has shown that muscle injuries occur more frequently when players have less than five days recovery between matches.1. Clubs participating in the UEFA Elite Club Injury Study are often participating in the UEFA Champions League, in addition to their domestic leagues, and as a result have [...]