"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. "
It is generally accepted that decreased motion in patients with symptomatic FAI occurs primarily because of a mechanical block to movement from abnormal bony morphology of the proximal femur and/or acetabulum. Read More
In this study, 119 cases undergoing hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) were followed-up 10 years post-surgery (range 10-12 years). Long-term patient-reported outcomes, satisfaction and incidence of subsequent surgeries are reported. Read More
Inguinal disruption and femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) are well-recognized sources of groin pain in athletes. In this study of patients with dual pathology, treatment of the FAI component alone using arthroscopic hip surgery results in a successful outcome without need for groin repair in 89.2% of cases... Read Mor...
Athletes undergoing arthroscopy for sports-related FAI can expect a successful outcome and continued sports participation at 2 years postoperatively. In this study significant improvements for all patient-reported outcome measures were observed with 84% of athletes continuing to play at 2 year follow-up.... Read more
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
Age and Outcomes in Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement. A Comparison Across 3 Age Groups Read More
Hip Arthroscopy Versus Physical Therapy for the Treatment of Symptomatic Acetabular Labral Tears in Patients Older Than 40 Years. Read More
Morphological Changes of the Hip Commonly Associated With Femoroacetabular Impingement Are Not Correlated With Rotational Range of Hip Motion in Elite Soccer Athletes. Read More
The authors present a comprehensive methodology. The Cochrane risk of bias tool was used to guide practice and as sucha clear and detailed randomisation process was described in the paper.. Read More
Preoperative Hip Extension Strength Is an Independent Predictor of Achieving Clinically Significant Outcomes After Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome.. Read More
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