Journal article

Association between hip muscle cross-sectional area and hip pain and function in individuals with mild-to-moderate hip osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study.

Waruna L Peiris, Flavia M Cicuttini, Maria Constantinou, Abbas Yaqobi, Sultana Monira Hussain, Anita E Wluka, Donna Urquhart, Rod Barrett, Ben Kennedy, Yuanyuan Wang

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders | BioMed Central | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: To examine the associations between hip muscle cross-sectional area and hip pain and function in community-based individuals with mild-to-moderate hip osteoarthritis. METHODS: This study included 27 participants with mild-to-moderate hip osteoarthritis. Cross-sectional area of hip muscles, including psoas major, rectus femoris, gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and minimus, adductor longus and magnus, obturator internus, and obturator externus, were measured from magnetic resonance images. Hip pain and function were evaluated using the Hip Disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (HOOS) categorised into 5 subscales: pain, symptoms, activity of daily living, sport and recreation ..

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