"l am delighted with the treatment received from Mr. Carton and all the Whitfield Staff. I haven't had any problems with my Hips after returning from both surgeries. "
Mr. Patrick Carton is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in sports-related hip, groin and knee injuries and reconstructive surgery of the hip joint. He is an internationally renowned specialist in preservation hip surgery and to date he has performed more than 3,000 ‘keyhole’ hip arthroscopy procedures for the treatment of labral tears and Femoro-Acetabular Impingement (FAI).
Mr. Carton performs the latest advanced techniques in hip replacement surgery and has performed hip resurfacing procedures in the younger more active patients, since 2005. View Full Profile
Internationally Renowned Specialist in Surgery of the Hip and Groin
Leading Surgeon in Hip Arthroscopy
Active Faculty Member of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
Trained in the Speciality of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
Awarded Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) at the Queen’s University of Belfast
Physiotherapy plays a very important role in the recovery from injury or surgery for every sportsman and women. It is vital you are assessed by a specialist in hip and groin injuries so that the appropriate diagnosis can be made and the correct advice regarding physiotherapy or other treatment may be provided. Read More
"l would like to thank Dr. Carton and his staff for the marvelous job he did, I have fully recovered and have gone on to win a Senior County Hurling medal with my Club St Thomas' in Galway and hopefully will line out against Ballyea in the All Ireland Club Final in February. Thanks so much again. "
Arthroscopic management of sports-related FAI results in excellent overall clinical outcome and high levels of satisfaction and CTP, at 2-years. Chronic hip injury has a significant negative effect on the physical and mental well-being of athletes; corrective surgery may restore physical function but is.. Read More
In this Letter to the Editor response, we address the patient reported outcome measures utilised in this study, our results which are specific to clinical outcomes following repair of an interportal capsulotomy and the relevance of this as compared to trends currently available within the literature. Read More
While significant improvements at 2 years post-op were observed overall, when evaluating a consecutive series of patients undergoing hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement, routine capsular repair did not lead to significantly superior outcomes compared with a non-repair group Read More
Measures of clinically meaningful improvement in patient-reported outcomes within orthopaedics are becoming aminimum requirement to establish the success of an intervention. Read More
Including the Nordic hamstring exercise in injury prevention programmes halves the rate of hamstring injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 8459 athletes
The title of this study does not refer to femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), despite this pathology appearing to be the underlying concern, particularly as the authors focus on measuring alpha angles and assessing for pincer morphology. The title should be more reflective of the results.
The anterior center-edge angle measures anterior coverage of the acetabulum. We reviewed a recent study assessing the accuracy of measuring this angle on a modified false profile view, as compared to the standard false profile view.
Data on range of movement within the hip preservation literature is limited. The purpose of a recent study was to assess the reliability of hip ROM among experienced hip arthroscopic surgeons and 4 different ROMs were analysed. Follow the link to read our review of this recent paper.
Conservative Management Acutely Improves Functional Movement And Clinical Outcomes In Patients With Pre-Arthritic Hip Pain. J Hip Preserv Surg. 2020;7(1):95-102 (McGovern et al) . We recently reviewed this paper at out Journal Club. Conservative management of pre-arthritic hip pain is an area which requires more comprehensive investigation and study.. Read More
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