High prevalence of pelvic and hip magnetic resonance imaging findings in asymptomatic collegiate and professional hockey players.

@article{Silvis2011HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of pelvic and hip magnetic resonance imaging findings in asymptomatic collegiate and professional hockey players.},
  author={Matthew L. Silvis and Timothy J. Mosher and Brandon S Smetana and Vernon M. Chinchilli and Donald J. Flemming and Eric A Walker and Kevin P. Black},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={715-21}
}
BACKGROUND Prior retrospective studies have reported magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of common adductor-abdominal rectus enthesopathy and acetabular labral tear in athletes treated for athletic pubalgia and hip pain. The true prevalence of these findings and association with symptoms in this population is unknown. PURPOSE This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of pelvic and hip MRI findings and association with clinical symptoms in professional and collegiate hockey… CONTINUE READING