LatErAl hiP pain (LEAP)

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The primary aim of this study was to compare the effects of three possible approaches to treating long standing lateral hip pain: (a) a single cortisone injection, (b) an eight-week physiotherapy exercise program and (c) adopting a wait and see approach. The results helped us to determine the best treatment to manage lateral hip pain (pain at the side of the hip).

Status of project: completed

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Research summary of LEAP trial

Researchers involved in this study included Prof Kim Bennell, Tim Wrigley, and Philippa Nicolson at the University of Melbourne with collaborators at the University of Queensland and La Trobe University.

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