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ACE Report #10268
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Arthroscopy for FAIS offers no difference in 2-year outcome vs. PT among active-duty service members


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Arthroscopic Surgery or Physical Therapy for Patients With Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Trial With 2-Year Follow-up

Am J Sports Med. 2018 May;46(6):1306-1314

Contributing Authors: BG Marchant J Meyer DI Rhon NS Mansell JM Slevin

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Synopsis

80 individuals, predominantly active duty service members, with femoroacetabular impingement were randomized to either arthroscopic intervention or a 6-week physiotherapy programme consisting of 12 supervised PT sessions. Participants were assessed for hip-related functional outcome, including the Hip Outcome Score ADL and Sports subscales and the International Hip Outcome Tool (iHOT-33). Primary ...

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