Hip

Hip Curriculum

Basic Science (Regional)

Anatomy

Anatomy of the hip and pelvic region and related structures
Surgical approaches to the hip including arthroscopic access

Physiology

Physiology of nerve function affecting the hip

Pathology

Inflammatory, degenerative and infective conditions of the hip
Impingement disorders

Deformity

Acquired and developmental deformity around the hip

Pain

The painful hip

Biomechanics & Biomaterials

Biomechanics of the hip
Biomechanics of hip arthroplasty

Investigations

Radiological investigations to assess the hip
Diagnostic and guided injections
Hip arthroscopy
Neurophysiology in hip disorders

Assessments

History and examination of hip including special clinical tests

Treatments

Operative

Arthroplasty of the hip
Arthroscopy of the hip
Soft tissue surgery, osteotomy, osteoplasty and arthrodesis of the hip
Management of tendon, ligament and nerve injuries

Non-operative

Orthoses

Complications

Failed arthroplasty and soft tissue surgery