Recent GAA Publication

The clinical presentation, diagnosis and pathogenesis of symptomatic sports-related femoroacetabular impingement (SRFAI) in a consecutive series of 1021 athletic hips.   Patrick F Carton and David J Filan The Hip and Groin Clinic, UPMC Whitfield,  Waterford, Ireland, Hip International, Jan 2019   AIM To examine the pathogenesis and clinical presentation of sports-related femoroacetabular impingement (SRFAI) […]

Sporting success

Always great to receive updates from our patients, and to see athletes back playing and competing pain free. Emmet had arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery on both his hips 1 year ago, to correct his hip impingement. Since then, Emmet has returned to playing for his GAA football club without any restrictions. In September 2018, and 6 […]

Sports Hip Injury FAI

  The 6th World Congress of Sports and Exercise Medicine was held on the 3rd-4th November 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. Specialist hip surgeon Mr Patrick Carton presented the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of sports related FAI (hip injury). Click on the video link below to watch the full presentation.  

FSEM

Fellowship Award, Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, RCSI

Fellowship Award to Specialist Hip and Groin Surgeon, Mr Patrick Carton Mr. Patrick Carton MD FRCS (Tr&Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Specialist in Hip and Groin surgery, has been awarded Fellowship of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FFSEM), at the Royal College of Surgeon’s in Ireland. The award, presented on 10th July 2018, […]

From pain to performance – FAI

From pain to performance – FAI Medical Independent – 21 June 2018 Ms Karen Mullins, PhD* Mr Patrick Carton MD FRCS (Tr&Orth)**, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Specialist in Hip and Groin Surgery * Department of Exercise and Sports Science, Waterford Institute of Technology **The Hip and Groin Clinic, UPMC Whitfield, Co Waterford. Click the link below […]

Too little, too late! – Athletic hip injury

Too little, too late! – Athletic hip injury Medical Independent – 21 June 2018 Mr David Filan, MSc, Clinical Research Assistant, Mr Patrick Carton MD FRCS (Tr&Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Specialist in Hip and Groin Surgery The Hip and Groin Clinic, UPMC Whitfield, Co Waterford. Click the link below to read the article: p25 Too […]

Published Research – Labral cuff refixation in the hip

Labral cuff refixation in the hip: rationale and operative technique for preserving the chondrolabral interface for labral repair: a case series Patrick Finton Carton* and David Filan The Hip and Groin Clinic, Whitfield Clinic Medical Centre, Waterford City, Ireland Arthroscopic labral ‘takedown’ and refixation is utilized to permit adequate visualization and resection of the acetabular […]

Published Research – Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine (AIIS) and Subspine Hip Impingement

Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine (AIIS) and Subspine Hip Impingement. Carton P1, Filan D1. Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2016 Dec 21;6(3):324-336. doi: 10.11138/mltj/2016.6.3.324. eCollection 2016 Jul-Sep. Abstract BACKGROUND: Abnormal morphology of the anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) and the subspine region of the acetabular rim are increasingly being recognised as a source of symptomatic extra-articular hip […]

Medical Independant article

Can too much physical activity at a young age be counterproductive? The negative impact of sports on the developing hip Mr David Filan, MSc, Clinical Research Assistant, Mr Patrick Carton, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Specialist in Hip and Groin Surgery The Hip and Groin Clinic, Whitfield Clinic, Co Waterford.   Click the link below to read […]

Published Research – Extra-articular hip impingement – Case series

Arthroscopic Resection of a Large Bony Exostosis Arising from the Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine Causing Extra-articular Hip Impingement: A Case Series Carton P & Filan D Volume 6 | Issue 5 | JOCR November-December 2016 | Page 76- 80 DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.642 Abstract Introduction: Abnormal morphology of the anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) is a rarely […]