Recent radio interview on The Pat Kenny Show

In a recent interview with Pat Kenny, Mr. Patrick Carton spoke about the increased incidence of hip problems within the GAA ultimately requiring surgical intervention at an earlier age “…8 years ago the average age was approximately 33 years of age, last year our figures show the average age was 26-27 years of age” As […]

The 3rd Hip and Groin Sports Injury Symposium Whitfield Clinic

The Hip and Groin Clinic at the Whitfield Clinic Medical Centre has organised a 3rd sports injury symposium to once again bring together specialists in hip and groin sports surgery, as well as national experts in sports rehabilitation to discuss many of the difficulties surrounding hip and groin sports injury and its management. This is […]

Hip Surgery In The GAA

The Facts and The Truth Mr. Patrick Carton MD FRCS (Tr&Orth) Specialist Hip and Groin Surgeon, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Whitfield Clinic, Waterford Introduction: One of the biggest risks facing many GAA football and hurling players is progressive damage of their hip joints forcing an early end to their sports careers and developing arthritis of the […]