Today we have some exciting news about the launch of a new website – hippainhelp.com , founded by our Practice Principal, Dr Alison Grimaldi with two of our senior staff, Kirsty McNab and Sharon Hennessey. HipPainHelp has been a labour of love, developed out of a clear need to connect those in pain with high quality information. When our patients reach us, they have often picked up from non-evidence based websites, incorrect information and self-help advice that has been anything but helpful.
For this reason, we have developed a comprehensive and regularly-updated library of high-quality, evidence-informed resources for our patients and others in the community suffering with hip, groin and pelvic pain. This wealth of information is accessible in 3 easy ways – Hip Pain Explained, our Pain Locator Map and Specific Condition Pages.
The site also has a directory of health professionals that have a special interest in the management of hip, pelvic and groin pain – we call these our Hip Pain Professionals (HPP’s). At Physiotec, over 50% of all our patients have pain around the hip and pelvis, as this is a special area of focus and expertise for our whole clinic. All of our staff have undergone extensive extra training in the assessment of hip, pelvic and groin pain under the guidance of Dr Alison Grimaldi and continue to participate in regular ongoing in-house training and individual mentoring. Dr Grimaldi also keeps the Physiotec staff updated with cutting edge research completed both within her UQ team and international collaborations and from recent publications and presentations at conferences she attends all around the world. You will find all of our Physiotec physiotherapists listed on HipPainHelp.com.
If you are unable to make it to Physiotec to see one of our highly qualified staff, you can visit the Find a Hip Pain Professional directory, or you might like to tell your friends or family to visit the site to find a HPP in their area. We will be continuing to grow our directory of HPP’s which will include university-qualified healthcare practitioners of varying types such as Orthopaedic Surgeons, Sports Medicine & Exercise Physicians, Pain Medicine Physicians, Physiotherapists and more. If there is no-one listed in your region, contact us and we can do our best to find someone in your area. The directory will be a growing global directory, so feel free to contact us if you are located anywhere around the world.
We hope to see you soon then, either at Physiotec, or at www.hippainhelp.com