Greater trochanteric pain syndrome negatively affects work, physical activity and quality of life: a case control study

Angela Fearon, Jillianne Leigh Cook, Jennie M Scarvell, Teresa Neeman, Wes Cormick, Paul N Smith

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Musculoskeletal injury causes pain and when chronic can affect mental health, employment and quality of life. This study examined work participation, function and quality of life in people with greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS, n. =. 42), severe hip osteoarthritis (OA, n. =. 20) and an asymptomatic group (ASC, n. =. 23). No differences were found between the symptomatic groups on key measures, both were more affected than the ASC group, they had lower quality of life score (p.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383 - 386
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Arthroplasty
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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