Lateral-based hip disease is severely impairing for many patients. Treatment decision making requires a thorough understanding of the biomechanical and clinical interpretation of the physical examination. The outcomes of these under-recognized pathologies are explained with success. A recent study has described the diagnostic and surgical treatment outcomes of this impairing condition of partial and full-thickness gluteus medius tears.
Martin, H. D. (2017, December 1). Editorial Commentary: Pioneering the Gluteal Interval: Understanding and Treating Undersurface and Full-Thickness Gluteus Medius Tears of the Hip. Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. W.B. Saunders. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.08.238