Clin J Sport Med 2021 Sep 8. Epub 2021 Sep 8.
Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Australia; Department of Rheumatology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Australia; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gosford and Wyong Hospitals, Australia; Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Australia; Sydney Orthopaedic Trauma & Reconstructive Surgery, Sydney, Australia; Hip Arthroscopy Australia, Richmond, Australia; Swinburne University of Technology; Maroondah Hospital, Eastern Health, Davey Drive, Ringwood East, Melbourne, Australia; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Western Health, Melbourne, Australia; Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Science (AIMSS), The University of Melbourne and Western Health, St Albans, Melbourne, Australia; Macquarie University Hospital, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia; and North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Objectives: To examine whether a hip brace can improve hip health quality-of-life (QoL) and is well-tolerated in people with femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAIS) or symptomatic labral tears after 6 weeks of wear.
Design: Parallel, two-arm, exploratory randomized trial.
Setting: Hospital and private clinics of orthopaedic surgeons. Read More