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Sports Injuries

Hip injuries

Hip injuries are common in certain sports especially those that involve running, heavy impact and falling. Injuries include hip pointer, hip bursitis, hip labral tears, muscle strains and traumatic hip sublaxation. Learn more about hip pain and recovery from these types of sports injuries here.

Hip pointer injury

Hip pointers are common injuries among rugby players, as they often cannot use their arms to break their falls as the dive to make a save.

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Adrian Rotunno is a medical doctor in the Sports & Exercise Medicine fellowship at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, and qualified physiotherapist. Team physician for Dimension Data pro-cycling, and Boland Rugby. Special interests include endurance sport, in particular cycling, as well as contact sports.

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