Dean Michael explains the different types of hip impingement?

Hip impingement (or femoroacetabluar impingement) is a common cause of hip problems, especially in those who play a lot of sports, either casually or competitively. Hip impingement is becoming increasingly recognised and occurs when there is abnormal contact between the ball and the socket, which results in increased friction and potential damage to the hip joint. Dean Michael discusses the two main types of structural disorder that can occur in people of all ages, including adolescents and young adults.

Dean Michael discusses hip problems in the young

When we think of hip problems, many of us will have a mental image of helping an ageing grandparent into an easy chair. This cliché is not only somewhat politically incorrect it is also sadly inaccurate in most cases, as arthritis and hip related injuries are becoming ever more common in the young. Hip specialist Dean Michael explains.

How to relieve toe pain by Dean Michael

Pain in the toe can be caused by many abnormalities or injuries to any of the structures in the toe, with in proper footwear being one of the most common contributors to this. How to relieve this pain?

What to do if an ankle sprain isn’t healing by Dean Michael

Worried that your ankle sprain isn't healing at all? Expert consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Dean Michael explains what to do next and whether ankle ligament surgery is necessary.

How to recover from hip surgery by Dean Michael

Recovery from hip replacement surgery may depend on a number of factors. These include the patient's age, their health pre-operation, the type of procedure used during surgery and the level of aftercare with physiotherapy. Mr Dean Michael for his expert advice on recovery from hip surgery.

Dean Michael explains the causes of hip and groin pain

Hip and groin pain is no laughing matter, and it is not a problem that is limited to elderly people. Sports injuries, accidents, and many other factors can lead to pain, so we asked consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Dean Michael to tell us more.

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