Recruitment and Activity of the Pectineus and Piriformis Muscles During Hip Rehabilitation Exercises
This study found that the pectineus and piriformis muscles are important for postoperative hip arthroscopy rehabilitation. Specific exercises were defined, which will give use during the early phases of rehabilitation, to improve the function of these muscles.
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Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD
has specialized skills and expertise in diagnosing and treating complicated knee injuries. He has treated athletes at all levels, including Olympic, professional and intercollegiate athletes, and has returned numerous athletes back to full participation after surgeries. Recognized globally for his outstanding and efficient surgical skills and dedication to sports medicine, he has received many research awards, including the OREF Clinic Research Award considered by many a Nobel Prize in orthopedics. Dr. LaPrade is one of the most published investigators
in his field, and many of the surgeries that he has developed are now performed worldwide and recognized as the “gold standard” for the treatment of complex knee injuries.