2nd July
Session 1 | 1000-1130
Epidemiology and diagnosis
What have we learnt about how to make this complex diagnosis?
Update on the Warwick Agreement on FAI syndrome
Damian Griffin
Does the clinical history contribute to a diagnosis of FAI syndrome?
Michael Voight
What is the performance of clinical examination tests in FAI syndrome, & how exactly should we do them?
Mike Reiman
Prevalence of cam and pincer shapes in different populations
Rintje Agricola
When does a cam shape develop?
Pim van Klij
What imaging do we need and when? What about new imaging techniques?
Jerry Healy
1130| | Coffee & Workshop
Session 2 | 1215-1330
Non-surgical treatment
How can we treat FAI syndrome non-surgically? Does it work, and in who?
Systematic review of non-surgical strategies
Peter Wall
Physio-led rehabilitation – the PHT programme
Nadine Foster
British Army RCT (multidisciplinary residential rehab vs outpatient physio)
Russ Coppack
Australian physioFIRST RCT (specific vs general physio)
Jo Kemp
Screening athletes and preventing problems
Mo Gimpel
1330| | Lunch & Workshop
Session 3 | 1430-1550
Open surgery
An update on the original Swiss ideas. What have we learnt form 20 years of experience?
How exactly do we do it? What have we learnt about surgical technique?
Darren Fern
Femoral torsion as a contributor to FAI syndrome
Lorenz Büchler
What are the medium and long term results of open surgery? Can an athlete return to sport?
Simon Steppacher
Managing the overlap between FAI syndrome and dysplasia.
Callum McBryde
1538| | Tea & Workshop
Session 4 | 1635-1800
Arthroscopic surgery I
What are the principles, and the details, of good arthroscopic surgery? How can we do it better?
What does good surgery for FAI syndrome look like?
John O’Donnell
Are we getting the basics right? Evidence from recent trials suggests not always
Ed Dickenson
UK navigation RCT (navigated surgery vs control)
Vikas Khanduja
Italian AMIC trial for cartilage defects (AMIC vs microfracture)
Andrea Fontana
Danish capsule closure RCT (close vs not)
Bjarne Mygind-Klavsen
1915| | Dinner
3rd July
Session 5 | 0800-1000
Arthroscopic surgery II
Is arthroscopic surgery effective? Lots of trials all of a sudden; what conclusions can we draw?
US Army RCT (AS vs physio)
Nancy Mansell
Damian Griffin
UK FAIT RCT (AS vs physio)
Siôn Glyn-Jones
Australian FASHIoN RCT (AS vs PHT)
John O'Donnell
Norwegian HIPARTI RCT (AS vs sham surgery)
Kristian Marstrand
Canadian FIRST RCT (AS vs washout)
Femi Ayeni
1000| | Coffee & Workshop
Session 6 | 1045-1205
Post-op rehab
How should we do rehab after surgery? What is the evidence?
Louise Grant
Systematic review of rehab protocols
Ed Dickenson
Australian FAIR RCT (physio vs control)
Amir Takla
Objective measures of recovery; how could we use new technologies?
Karen Hambly
Return to play after arthroscopy: the Danish registry
Lasse Ishøi
Return to play protocols: evidence to support decisions
Adam Weir
1205| | Lunch & Workshop
Session 7 | 1305-1530
Applying the evidence in the real world
Cost effectiveness and patients who don't match the trials
Is arthroscopic surgery for FAI syndrome cost effective?
Chad Mather
Adolescents with hip pain
Marcus Bankes
Pushing the envelope of hip preservation
John O’Donnell
Managing hip pain. Are we missing something?
Peter Brukner
Hip replacement with preservation of muscle and capsule
Mike Cronin
  Final remarks & Close
Damian Griffin


  • Models & Stacks

    A hands-on workshop for hip arthroscopy, featuring models & stacks.
  • Guardian & MAKO

    Chad Mather’s experience of the Guardian Postless Distractor for hip arthroscopy, together with Paul Gaston’s discussion on the advantages of using the MAKO for robot-assisted hip arthroplasty.
  • Patient Rehabilitation

    A collaborative look at patient rehabilitation from Isokinetics and the Sports Surgery Clinic in Dublin.
  • Imaging

    Clinical Graphics examine the latest technology for supporting hip surgeons in the decision-making and operating environments.