• Location: Online - via Zoom

Sports Medicine Australia is excited to present the event ‘Hip & Groin – Examination & Management of Main Injuries’ as part of the 2021/22 SMA Event Series.

Our presenters for this event are Michael O’Brien and Will Tardif. Michael has over 10+ years experience working in elite sport, hip and groin research, and various clinical settings. Will has considerable experience in the management of acute and longstanding hip and groin injuries in a variety of professional and amateur athletes. They will cover:

  • Outline of common hip and groin injuries that present on the sideline and in clinic
  • Serious pathologies that you should not miss
  • Key assessment findings to differentiate hip and groin conditions
  • Treatment and rehabilitation of common hip and groin injuries

This event has been rescheduled and will now take place on Wednesday, 29 June 2022 from 7:00pm – 8:30pm AEST via Zoom.

This event is $20 for SMA Members and $50 for Non-Members.

Please ensure you check the time zone. Upon booking a calendar link will be available to save to your time zone. 

Speakers

Over the past 10+ years, Michael has worked in elite sport, hip and groin research, and various clinical settings.

He is currently undertaking his PhD in Hip Dysplasia and also consulting from Melbourne Orthopaedic Group (MOG) Sports Medicine as part of The Hip and Groin Clinic. Prior to commencing research, he was working with Melbourne Victory Football Club.

He has published data on Groin strength testing and its relationship with injuries, in both A-League and AFL athletes.

Will has considerable experience in the management of acute and longstanding hip and groin injuries in a variety of professional and amateur athletes.

He is currently a physiotherapist at Carlton Football Club and has previously worked at Melbourne Victory, the Australian Institute of Sport and Bath Rugby.

In each of these roles, he has been responsible for the monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation of hip and groin injuries. He has also consulted privately in both Melbourne and London and currently has some clinical hours at Melbourne Orthopaedic Group (MOG) Sports Medicine with a special interest in hip and groin, ankle and knee (particularly ACL) injuries.

Will has recently completed his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy at Latrobe University and has previously undertaken a Graduate Certificate in High-Performance Sport at ACU.