Gluteal Tendinopathy

Gluteal Tendinopathy

Review the latest evidence for the evaluation and treatment of this common condition

Summary

This course will cover the results from a recent gluteal tendinopathy study, pathoanatomy, clinical presentation, examination, load management, patient education and exercise for gluteal tendinopathy. It will not teach practical skills or lead to any clinical qualification.

Introduction

Gluteal tendinopathy is a moderate to severe disabling condition affecting both athletes and sedentary individuals. Up to 1 in 4 females over the age of 50 years can experience symptoms of gluteal tendinopathy. Treatment of this condition should include detailed advice and education as well exercises that include targeted hip muscle strengthening, functional retraining, and dynamic control of adduction during function.

Outline

  • Watch a video with Alison Grimaldi and Bill Vicenzino
  • Read a related physiopedia page
  • Pass a quiz