FAI in Ice Hockey: A Deep Dive into Hip Impingement for Goalies

Not all hip pain in hockey goalies is femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), but sometimes it is and if you don’t understand what it is, what it feels like and how to treat or manage it, you could be doing more damage to your hip without realizing it.  Watch this video to get a real understanding behind the anatomy of the injury, and Maria’s advice on what to do!


If you can’t see the video above you can go directly to:  https://youtu.be/GA8w2d-WDJU

This is a deep dive into Hip Impingement For Hockey Goalies.

Here are links the reference articles from the video:

1. Femoroacetabular Impingement in Elite Ice Hockey Goaltenders: Etiological Implications of On-Ice Hip Mechanics
David Whiteside, PhD, Jessica M. Deneweth, PhD and Grant C. Goulet, PhD

Volume 43, Issue 7

2. Musculoskeletal Imaging May 2008
Femoroacetabular Impingement: Can the Alpha Angle Be Estimated?
Authors: Mohamed R. Nouh, Mark E. Schweitzer, Leon Rybak, and Jodi Cohen


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