Journal article

Assessing risk factors for early hip osteoarthritis in activity-related hip pain: a Delphi study

KA Jackson, S Glyn-Jones, ME Batt, NK Arden, JL Newton, Delphi Panel

BMJ OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2015

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Hip pain and injury as a result of activity can lead to the development of early hip osteoarthritis (OA) in susceptible individuals. Our understanding of the factors that increase susceptibility continues to evolve. The ability to clearly identify individuals (and cohorts) with activity-related hip pain who are at risk of early hip OA is currently lacking. The purpose of this study was to gain expert consensus on which key clinical measures might help predict the risk of early hip OA in individuals presenting with activity-related hip pain. The agreed measures would constitute a standardised approach to initial clinical assessment to help identify these individuals. METHODS: This ..

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