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THE THIGH, HIP GROIN, and PELVIS Chapter 17. INTRODUCTION zAlthough the thigh, hip, groin and pelvis area have a relatively low incidence of injury compared.

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1 THE THIGH, HIP GROIN, and PELVIS Chapter 17

2 INTRODUCTION zAlthough the thigh, hip, groin and pelvis area have a relatively low incidence of injury compared to some of the other body areas we have studied, there are some serious problems which can occur in this area, as well as some common problems such as the hamstring and groin strains.

3 Anatomy of the Thigh zThe Femur zMuscles yAnterior Thigh Muscles yPosterior Thigh Muscles zNerve Supply zBlood Supply zFascia zFunctional Anatomy

4 Assessment of the Thigh zHistory zObservation zPalpation zSpecial Tests

5 Recognition & Care of Thigh Injuries zQuad Contusions zMyositis Ossificans zStrains yQuadriceps yHamstrings zFemur Fractures yAcute yStress

6 Anatomy of Hip, Groin and Pelvis zBones zArticulations ySacroiliac yHip xLigaments, joint capsule, and synovial membrane xMusculature xBursae xNerve supply xBlood supply

7 Assessment of Hip / Pelvis zHistory zObservation yPostural Asymmetry yAmbulation zPalpation yBony palpation ySoft Tissue palpation zSpecial Tests

8 Recognition & Care of Hip, Groin, & Pelvis zGroin Strain zTrochanteric Bursitis zSprains of Hip Joint zSubluxated or Dislocated Hip zOther Problems yLegg-Calve-Perthes Disease ySlipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis ySnapping Hip Syndrome

9 Recognition & Care of Conditions (cont.) zPelvic Conditions zHip Pointer zOsteitis Pubis zStress Fractures zAvulsion Fractures & Apophysitis

10 Thigh & Hip Rehabilitation Techniques zGeneral Body Conditioning zFlexibility zMobilization zStrength zNeuromuscular Control zFunctional Progressions zReturn to Activity

11 Summary zThigh contusions and hamstring and groin strains are common injuries. zA major complication of the thigh contusion is myositis ossificans. zIt is not clearly understood why strains occur. zFemur fractures and hip dislocations are serious injuries and medical emergencies.


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