Sports Medicine
Treatment of Sports Injuries
ACL Reconstruction
Repair of Torn Ligament
Hip Arthroscopy
Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
Proximal Hamstring Repair
Repair of Tendon Avulsion

Dr Christopher Larson

Education

Undergraduate:

1986 – 1991 BA

Physiology
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Graduate:

1991 – 1995 MD

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Post-Graduate:

1995 – 1996 Internship

Department of General Surgery
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

1996 – 2001 Residency

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

2001 – 2002 Fellowship

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center
Minneapolis, MN

Membership

2002
  • The Hip Society – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
2011 – present International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA)

Honors and Awards

1990 Phi Beta Kappa
University of Minnesota
1990 Phi Kappa Phi
University of Minnesota
1991 Magna Cum Laude Graduate
University of Minnesota
1994 Alpha Omega Alpha
University of Minnesota Medical School
1996 – 1997 Research Grant – UNC Medical Alumni Foundation,
“Mechanical Loading and Cultured Cartilage:
Chondrons versus Chondrocytes
1997 Resident Teaching Award (Musculoskeletal Course)
University of North Carolina Medical School
2001 The Resident Research Award
University of North Carolina
Department of Orthopaedics
2001 William C. Patton Resident Teaching Award
University of North Carolina
Department of Orthopaedics
2003 Research Grant- Arthrotek Corp- “Evaluation of a specific Neuromuscular rehab program after ACL recon: A prospective, randomized, controlled trial”
2004 Research Grant- Omeros Corporation- “ Randomized,
Double Blinded, Placebo Controled Phase 3 Trial
Evaluating Evaluating an Anti-inflammatory
Irrigation solution During ACL allograft Reconstruction”
2007 – 2010
& 2012 – current
Top Doctor: Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
2008 America’s Top Orthopedic Doctor: Consumers Research Council of America
2012 Selected as Castle Connolly Top Doctor in field of Orthopedic Surgery
2012 – current Super Doctors
2012 Voted a top doctor in orthopedic surgery in Minnesota by US News and World Report
2010, 2013 Best Doctors for Women

Athletic Team Coverage

On the Field Game Coverage and Training Room Coverage for:

1999

University of North Carolina Tar Heel Football

1999 – 2000

World Championship Wrestling (WCW) Events in NC

2000

University of North Carolina Tar Heel Soccer

2001 – 2002

Minnesota Vikings Football (NFL) (Fellowship)

2001

Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball (NBA) (Fellowship)

2002 – current

Team Physician and Orthopaedic Medical Director Augsburg College (NCAA D3)

2001 – 2004

Team Physician: Eastview High School

2002 – current

Team Physician: Minnesota State High School League

2002

Team Physician / Orthopaedic Consultant for Cirque du Soleil, Minneapolis, MN

2003 – 2005

Team Orthopaedist: US-17 Men’s Soccer Team
Blaine, Minnesota

2002 – current

Consulting Orthopaedist University of Minnesota Football & Wrestling Programs (NCAA D1)

2003 – current

Team Physician: Edina High School

2007 – 2011

Team Physician: Minnesota Vikings (NFL)

2012 – current

Team Physician: Minnesota Wild (NHL)

Academic / Educational Positions

2004 Director of Education: Fairview Health Services, Sports Medicine and Orthopedics (formerly Minnesota Sports Medicine: 2004-2010)
2004 Consultant Reviewer: Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
2005 Consultant Reviewer: Clinical Orthopedics & Related Research
2006 Consultant Reviewer: Arthroscopy
2005 – 2007 Co-Chief Orthopaedics: University of Minnesota Medical Center
2007 Adjunct Assistant Professor: University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedics
Dec. 1, 2010 Sports Medicine Fellowship Program Director: Fairview/MOSMI Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
2010 – present Master Instructor OLC Hip Arthroscopy Course
2011 Editorial Board at Arthroscopy
2011 Consulting Reviewer at American Journal of Sports Medicine
8/1/2014 – 7/31/2018 Member of the AOSSM Education Committee

Research

International Presentations:

11th Biennial ISAKOS Congress, Shanghai, China, June 4-8, 2017
E-poster: 13811: A Systematic Review Of Hip Arthroscopic Capsulotomy Techniques
And Capsular Management Strategies

Bernese Hip Symposium, Bernese, Switzerland. February 4 – 6, 2016.

FAI prevalence in high-level athletes

Gender based differences in patients undergoing hip arthroscopy for FAI

The CAM deformity: Avoiding Under/Over Correction. 11th Symposium Joint Preserving and
Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Hip Course, Ottawa, Canada. June 4 – 6, 2015

ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. October 9-11, 2014.

As a Hip Arthroscopist, I Find Arthroscopy Best For … & I Think Open Preservation Should be Reserved For …
Failed Hip Arthroscopy Case Based Symposium
How I Surgically Address ISFI – Lesser Troch Excision with or without Ischial Resection
Smith and Nephew Workshop: Innovations in Femoroacetabular Impingement: Understanding the Elements of a Pre-Surgical Plan’
Paper: 1355-Ehlers Danlos Syndrome: Arthroscopic Management For Extreme Soft Tissue Hip Instability
Paper: 1382- Arthroscopic Corrective FAI Surgery In Skeletally Immature Patients
Paper: 1314- Supine Versus Standing Pelvic Radiographs: Analysis Of Radiographic Parameters Of Acetabular Morphology And Range Of Motion To Impingement
Paper: 1356- Gender Based Differences And Hip Arthroscopy: Clinical Findings, Procedures, And Outcomes
Paper: 1484- A 3-Dimensional Assessment Of Morphology After Primary And Revision Arthroscopic Femoroacetabular Impingement Surgery
EPOSTERS:
The Dancers Hip: Extreme Rom Impingement / Instability: Arthroscopic Clinical Outcomes (1358)
Arthroscopic Management Of Dysplastic Hip Morphologies: Predictors Of Success And Failures And Comparison To An Arthroscopic Fai Cohort (1357)
An Analysis Of Surgeon Willingness To Participate In Randomized Controlled Trials For The Surgical Treatment Of Femoroacetabular Impingement (Fai) (1474)

Arthroscopic FAI correction: What we’ve learned and emerging concepts. Asian Pacific Hip Arthroscopy Meeting 2014, Kitakyushu, Japan. January 11, 2014.

ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting. Munich, Germany. October 10-12, 2013
Session Defining Abnormal- Presentation: Anatomic Footprint of the Direct head
of the Rectus Femoris Origin
Session Complications- Presentation: Complications after Hip Arthroscopy: A
Prospective, Multicenter Study using a Validated Grading classification
Moderator FAI Debate/Session
Poster #5: A Novel Method for Defining Normal Acetabular Coverage: A CT-
Based Study of Asymptomatic Hips and Correlation with Conventional
Radiographic Measures of Acetabular Deformity

TENTH Symposium on Joint Preserving and Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Hip, Quebec City, QC. May 30, 2013

  • Surgical Techniques in Joint Preserving Surgery of the Hip
  • Hip Topics in Hip Arthroscopy: Subspine Impingement

Argentina Association/AOSSM meeting in Buenas Aires, Argentina. April 17-19, 2013.

  • Making the Diagnosis for Hip Pain FAI
  • Athletic Pubalgia/Sports Hernia and Associated Intra-articular Hip Pathology

Bernese Hip Symposium, Bernese, Switzerland. March 29-31, 2012.

  • FAI Correction in Arthritic Hips
  • Complications of Hip Arthroscopy
  • Results of Hip Arthroscopy in Athletes

ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting, Paris, France. October 14-15, 2011.

  • Sports Hernia: Caused by FAI
  • Paper #8: Prevalence of Radiographic Hip Pathomorphology in Patients Presenting to an Orthopaedic Clinic with “Hip: Pain
  • Case Presentation #5: ORIF Acetabular Rim Fracture
  • Moderate Capsulotomy

The Young Adult with Initial Hip Arthritis. Controversial Case Discussion. When to refix the labrum? 12th EFORT Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark. June 2, 2011.

National Presentations:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 14-18, 2017.

  • Symposium- Hip Arthroscopy – Should I Incorporate It in My Practice (B)
  • Paper Presentation- Surgery for Femoroacetabular Impingement in Skeletally Immature Patients: Radiographic and Clinical Analysis
  • Symposium- My Well-Done Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Failed…Now What? (X)
  • Technical Skills 468- Advanced Surgical Techniques in Femoroacetabular  Impingement: An In-Depth Approach

Diagnosis and management of core muscle injury / athletic pubalgia: An NFL orthopedist’s perspective. NFL Physicians Society meeting. Indianapolis, IN. March 2, 2017.

St Louis Hip Skills Course: Hip Preservation Procedures, St. Louis, MO, February 17-18, 2017.

  • Co-Director of the course
  • Hip Arthroscopy:  Peripheral Compartment and Capsule
  • Surgical Video: Hip Arthroscopy

AOTrauma Course-Surgical Preservation of the Hip, Marco Island, FL. January 17 – 20, 2017

  • Management of the Capsule 
  • Treatment of Extraarticular Impingement 
  • What About Hypermobility? 
  • Arthroscopic Cam Treatment
  • Moderator: FAI Part III

 

AANA Fall Course. Las Vegas, NV. November 10-12, 2016.

  • Hip Symposium: Course Chairman
  • Spotlight Technique Video: How I Approach an Arthroscopic FAI Correction Arthroscopically
  • Moderator: Case Presentations and Audience Questions

AANA Master Instructor for the 2016 Hip Course. October 21-23, 2016

ISHA Annual Scientific Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California, USA, September 15-17, 2016

  • Non-Contact Athlete with Hip Pain in Symposium: My Vision of Future Hip Trends
  • ICL 9: Hip Athlete Noncontact: Cyclist, Swimmer, Dancer, Yoga 
  • Floor Discussion in Scientific Session XI: Articular Cartilage, Innovation, Biomechanics

AANA Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. April 14-16, 2016.
Arthroscopic PEARLS for Overcoming Challenging FAI Deformities
Rehabilitation Symposium: Hip Pain: When to see the Therapist and When to See the Arthroscopist

 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 1-5, 2016.

 

NFL Physicians Society meeting. Indianapolis, Indiana. February 24 – 27, 2016

  • Podium: The effect of generalized hypermobility and body mass index on outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Poster: Characterizing radiographic hip anatomy and relationship to hip range of motion in National Hockey League players and review of prevalence of FAI in NFL athletes

 

St Louis Hip Skills Course: Hip Preservation Procedures, St. Louis, MO, January 22-23, 2016.

  • Co-Director of the course
  • 3-Dimensional Imaging (MRI, MRA, CT)
  • Avoiding Failures and Complications in Hip Arthroscopy Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Management of the Head and Neck Junction/ Cam Variants
  • Surgical Video: Hip Arthroscopy
  • Soft Tissue Laxity: Evaluation and Clinical Significance
  • Moderator: Hip Preservation Controversies and Challenges 2

Complications After Hip Arthroscopy: A Prospective Multicenter Study Using A Validaed Grading Classification. Summer Meeting of the Hip Society, Sonoma, CA. October 17, 2015.

Smith and Nephew Fall Fellowship Meeting. September 13-15, 2015

AANA Masters Hip Course. Rosemont, IL. August 7-9, 2015.

Master Instructor

  • Patient Selection
  • Arthroscopy for Pincer-type FAI
  • Arthroscopic Complications and Failures
  • Arthroscopy and Dysplasia/Instability

AAOS/AAHKS/AOSSM/POSNA Open and Arthroscopic Techniques for Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Preservation/Disorders, Course# 3345. Rosemont, IL. July 23-24, 2015

  • Co-Director
  • Moderator: The Basics: Impingement to Instability
  • Borderline Osseous, Soft Tissue, and FAI induced Instability    
  • Indications & Role for Arthroscopic FAI Correction (CAM and Pincer)
  • Complications and Arthroscopy
  • Moderator: Case Presentations
  • Moderator: Surgical Techniques
  • Optimal use of Fluoro During Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hands-on Surgical Skills Lab
  • Float faculty for Arthroscopic #1  Access / Diagnosis #2  Rim Resection/Labral
  • Repair and Arthroscopic #1  Femoral Resection #2  Capsular Closure / Plication #1  Peritrochanteric Space

AOSSM Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. July 9-12, 2015

  • ICL# 207- Session Name: Athletic Hip & Groin Pain – A Case Based Approach
  • Live Surgical Demonstration: Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • Smith & Nephew Symposia focusing on FAI and featuring DYONICS
  • ICL# 403- Session Name: A Case-Based Approach to Hip Injuries in Athletes: From Dancers to Running Backs…
  • Hip Arthroscopy: The Application of Advanced Surgical Techniques and Technology (Overcoming Challenges: Complex FAI and Labral Deficiency)
  • Faculty Facilitator: Young Sports Medicine Specialists Workshop
  • Poster: Arthroscopic Management of Dysplastic Hip Morphologies: Predictors of Success and Failures and Comparison to an Arthroscopic FAI Cohort Abstract

AANA Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. April 23-25, 2015.

  • The Dancers Hip: Extreme ROM Impingement / Instability: Anatomy & Arthroscopic Clinical Outcomes Abstract
  • Arthroscopic Management of Dysplastic Hip Morphologies: Predictors of Success and Failures and Comparison to an Arthroscopic FAI Cohort Abstract
  • E-poster: Ehlers Danlos Syndrome: Arthroscopic Management for Extreme Soft Tissue Hip Instability

 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, March 24-28, 2015.          

  • ICL 331 Faculty: When is Acetabular Rim Trimming Needed? in a 2-Hour ICL entitled Controversies in Hip Arthroscopy
  • ICL 342 Moderator in a 2-Hour ICL entitled Hip Preservation Surgery: How to Avoid and Treat Complications and Failures
  • Symposium Faculty: Implementing Arthroscopy in the Care of Hip Patients: When, Where, Whom? in The Adolescent Hip in 2015: Controversies and Complication Prevention
  • Symposium Faculty: Recognition and Current Concepts of Acetabular Pincer Lesion Correction in Open and Arthroscopic Treatment for FAI: Getting it Right in 2015
  • Dr Ross presented: Paper 849: Supine vs Standing Pelvic Radiographs: Analysis of Acetabular Morphology and ROM to Impingement
  • Poster 445: The Dancer’s Hip: Extreme ROM Impingement/Instability: Arthroscopic Clinical Outcomes
  • Poster 453: Ischiofemoral Impingement and Hamstring Dysfunction after Ischial Tuberosity Fracture: Surgical Outcomes

 

Specialty Day – AOSSM, March 28, 2015

  • Poster: Arthroscopic Management of Dysplastic Hip Morphologies: Predictors of Success and Failures and Comparison to an Arthroscopic FAI Cohort

2015 Hip Society/AAHKS Open Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 28, 2015 (Saturday).
Arthroscopic Management of Impingement: Success and Limitations in Session Symposium VII: Controversies in Hip Preservation Surgery

Sports Hernia / Core Muscle Injury & Proximal Hamstring Ruptures, 2015 Dale Daniel Kaiser Permanente Orthopedics Symposium, San Diego, California. March 7, 2015

St Louis Hip Skills Course: Hip Preservation Procedures, St. Louis, MO, January 23-24, 2015

  • Co-Director of the course
  • Arthroscopic Management of Cam Type Variants
  • Surgical Demonstrations: Hip Arthroscopy
  • AIIS Impingement: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy Complications (Prevention and Treatment)

 

Orthopedics Today 2015, Kauai, Hawaii, January 19-23, 2015
Hip Arthroscopy

AO Trauma Course- Surgical Preservation of the Hip, Salt Lake City, UT, January 8-10, 2015

  • Faculty
  • When is Arthroscopy Alone Indicated in Dysplasia
  • Limits of Arthroscopic Treatment: Do They Exist
  • When to Address the Rim
  • Treatment of Extraarticular Impingement: Arthroscopic
  • Moderator: Soft Tissue Reconstruction/Restoration

Orthopaedic Summit, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 4-6, 2014

    • You Must Use Intraoperative Fluro or You Will Fail!
  • Mini-Debate: Use of Intraoperative Fluroscopy is Essential for Success
  • Faculty
  • Mini-Debate: Acetabular Labral Reconstruction 
  • Labral Reconstruction is Unnecessary and No Evidence to Support Primary Reconstruction
  • Mini-Debate: Hip Bracing
            -Bracing is for the Birds – It’s Cost Ineffective and Does Nothing!
  • Panel Discussion: The Lightening Round – What I Do!
    Sage Advice for Hip Arthroscopy – Faculty’s One Tip!
    Luncheon Symposium: Managing the Difficult Hip Preservation Case
  • Workshop CHAIR: Advanced Techniques in Hip Arthroscopy
  • Panel Discussion (Faculty) Hip Dilemmas
  • Panel Discussion (Faculty) Hip Patient Evaluation and Operative Set Up

AANA Fall Course, Palm Desert, California, November 6-8, 2014
Course Chairman

  • Extreme ROM/Capsular Laxity induced Instability
  • LT Reconstruction: Smoke and Mirrors??
  • Session: Hip Arthroscopy Techniques in 2014: From Preoperative Planning, FAI and Subspine Impingement Labral Repair Techniques and Applications   

 

AANA Hip Course. Rosemont, IL. September 5-7, 2014.
Master Instructor

  • Patient Selection
  • Arthroscopy for Pincer-type FAI
  • Arthroscopic Complications and Failures
  • Arthroscopy and Dysplasia/Instability

Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) Hip Preservation in the Adolescent and Young Adult. Rosemont, IL. July 24-25, 2014.

  • Course Co-Director
  • Dysplastic Variants and FAI Induced Instability
  • Hip Arthroscopy Surgical Techniques
  • Indications and Role for Arthroscopic FAI Correction (CAM and Pincer)
  • Moderator for the Arthroscopic Technique
  • Hands-on Surgical Skills Lab (Basic Hip Arthroscopy, Surgical Dislocation, PAO)

AOSSM Annual Meeting- Seattle, Washington, July 10- July 13, 2014
         IC 103: The Sport-Specific Evaluation of Hip Pain – Scope or Stay Away?
         Symposium: Success and Failure in Hip Arthroscopy: What Have I Learned?
         Imaging and Dynamic Evaluation: Leaving the OR with a Complete Correction
         Hip: Labral Repair, Osteoplasty, Capsular Management
         Moderator for the Lower Extremity Live Surgical Demonstration (LSD) Workshop
         Hip: Labral repair, Osteoplasty, Capsular Management
         IS307 Smith & Nephew, Inc. Understanding the Elements of a Pre-Surgical Plan and its
            Importance to a Hip Labral Repair and Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

AANA Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 1-3, 2014.
Abstract reviewer for the course
Ask the Hip Expert
Defining Normal Acetabular Coverage: A CT-Based Study of Asymptomatic Hips and Correlation with Conventional Radiographic Measures of Acetabular Deformity SS-38
(co-author) Intraoperative Fluoroscopic Imaging to Accurately Treat Cam Deformities: Correlation with 3D Computed Tomography SS-40
Smith & Nephew Theater Talk Understanding the Elements of a Pre-Surgical Plan and the Relationship to Intra-operative   Flouroscopy and/or Dynamic Assessment. Sports Specific Motion with PLAN: Butterfly Goalies Case presentation with pre-op x-rays, pre-op PLAN evaluation, intra-op video and outcomes

 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 11-15, 2014

  • ICL 202 Moderator – Hip Preservation Surgery: How to Avoid and Treat Complications   and Failures
  • ICL 202 Faculty: Avoiding and Treating Complications / Failures: Arthroscopic FAI Correction
  • ICL 453 Moderator – Hip Arthroscopy: Fundamental Techniques & Foundational Skills
  • ICL 453 Faculty: FAI: Cam-type Variants
  • ICL 453 Faculty: Arthroscopy and Hip Dysplasia/ Instability??
  • ICL 432 Faculty: When is Acetabular Rim Trimming Needed? in Controversies in Hip Arthroscopy
  • Symposium Q Moderator – Hip Joint Preservation Pearls and Controversies: State of the Art 2014
  • Symposium Q Faculty: Impingement Induced Instability: Contact to Extreme ROM Sports: Dance / Gymnastics

Paper presentations:

  • 416: Arthroscopic Hip Revision Surgery for Residual FAI: Surgical Outcomes
  • 420: Functional Outcomes of Acute & Chronic Proximal Hamstring Ruptures: Repair versus Allograft Reconstruction
  • Smith & Nephew Theater Talk – Innovations in Femoroacetabular Impingement; Understanding the Elements of a Pre–Surgical Plan and the Relationship to Intra–Operative Fluoroscopy and/or Dynamic Assessment

Poster Presentations:

  • Poster # P464: A Three-Dimensional Assessment of Residual Deformity Prior to Revision Arthroscopic FAI Surgery
  • Poster # P104: Do Surgeons and Third Party Payors Agree on the Criteria to Diagnose Femoroacetabular Impingement?
  • Poster # P423: Influence of Pelvic Tilt on Acetabular Parameters and Range of Motion in Patients with Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • Poster # P417: A Correlation of Fluoroscopic Images With Three-Dimensional CT Imaging To Identify and Treat the Entire Cam Lesion

AOSSM 2014 Specialty Day
Paper 11: Arthroscopic Hip Revision Surgery for Residual FAI: Surgical Outcomes

St. Louis Hip Skills Course: Hip Arthroscopy and Impingement Procedures, St Louis, MO. January 31- February 1, 2014.

  • Co-Course Director
  • Arthroscopic Management of Pincer Type Variants
  • Arthroscopic Management of Cam Type Variants
  • Moderator: Video Presentations
  • Hip Arthroscopy Complications (Prevention and Treatment)
  • AIIS Impingement: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Hands-on Cadaver Lab – All Faculty

Metcalf/AANA Arthroscopic Surgery Meeting in Sun Valley, Idaho January 24, 2014.

  • Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Dysplasia
  • How to Access the hip using an intra-portal capsulotomy
  • Case Presentations – Larson and Aoki

Emerging Techniques in Orthopedics Conference. ARIA, Las Vegas, NV. December 5-7, 2013.

  • The Early Learning Curve: Tips, Pitfalls and Complications
  • Minimal Bone Work is Needed for Cam and Pincer with a Good Labral Debridement/Repair
  • Preop and/or Postop “Physical Therapy- Is It Needed?” How Long for Crutches? Do I Need a Brace? Do I Need a Standard Protocol of Home Therapy Only?
  • Luncheon Symposium (Non-CME): Innovations in Femoroacetabular Impingement: Understanding the Elements of a Pre-surgical Plan and the Relationship to Intra-operative Fluoroscopy and/or Dynamic Assessment

Abstract submission POSNA 2014 Annual Meeting: Co-author with John Clohisy, MD ‘Do Surgeons And Third Party Payors Agree On The Criteria To Diagnose Femoroacetabular Impingement?’

AAHKS Annual Meeting. November 8-10 2013.

AANA Fall Course. Las Vegas, NV. November 7-9 2013.

  • Model Lab Chairman
  • AIIS Impingement

CU Sports Medicine 2013 Fall Symposium. University of Colorado. October 3-5 2013.

  • Anatomy & Exam of the Athlete’s Hip
  • Sports Hernia and other Hip Issues: Piecing Together the Puzzle
  • Hip Impingement (FAI): What it is and How to Treat it

NAPA Course 2013 Faculty. NAPA, California. September 18, 2013.

  • Analysis of Plain Hip Radiographs
  • Case Based: Labral Debridement and Repair Techniques: Improved Outcomes
  • Case Based: Latrogenic Instability
  • Complications in Hip Arthroscopy
  • AOSSM Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, July 11-14, 2013

  • Moderator: Scientific Session: Sports Hip
  • Symposium: Capsulotomy for Hip Arthroscopy- Small
  • A Sports Medicine Practice: Trending Upward
  • Case-Based: The Sport-specific Evaluation of Hip Pain-Scope or Stay Away?
  • Complications after Hip Arthroscopy: A Prospective, Multicenter, Study Using a Validated Grading Classification
  • Poster: Arthroscopic Hip Revision Surgery for Residual FAI: Surgical Outcomes
  • Poster: Functional Outcomes Following Surgical Repair of Acute and Chronic Ruptures of the Proximal Hamstring Tendons
  • AANA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 25-27, 2013
    Podium Presentation (Presented by Dr. Bedi): Arthroscopic Hip Revision Surgery for Residual FAI: Surgical Outcomes

    AAOS/AAHKS/POSNA Hip Preservation in the Adolescent and Young Adult #3345, Orthopedic Learning Center, Rosemount, IL, April 4-6, 2013

    • Hip Arthroscopy: How I Trim the Rim and Reattach the Labrum
    • Hip Arthroscopy: Rim Trimming, Femoral Osteoplasty Labral Repair
    • Lab Leader: Skills Lab Leader for Acetabular Evaluation, Cam Lesions
    • Faculty: Hands-On Surgical Skills Lab – Surgical Hip Dislocation and Extension of the Approach for Managing Complex Hip Patient
    • Scope for Hip Dysplasia Treatment
    • Faculty: Hands-On Surgical Skills Lab – The Periacetabular Osteotomy: Approach, Osteotomies, Fixation
    • Faculty: Hands-On Surgical Skills Lab

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 19-23, 2013.

    • ICL 250 – Sports Hip Injuries: Assessment and Management
    • ICL 369 – When is Acetabular Rim Trimming Needed?
    • Moderator: ICL 442. Hip Preservation Surgery: How to Avoid and Treat Complications and Failures
    • Paper 722 – Complications after Hip Arthroscopy: A Prospective Multicenter Study Using a Validated Grading Classification
    • Symposium BB – Athletic Pubalgia
    • Poster P452/P452 – Arthroscopic Hip Revision Surgery for Residual Femoroacetabular Impingement: Surgical Outcomes
    • Poster P449/P449 – Characterization of Symptomatic Hip Impingement in Butterfly Ice Hockey Goalies
    • Poster P457 – Elevated Biomarkers of Cartilage Catabolism and Inflammation in Athletes with Femoroacetabular Impingement
    • Specialty Day – AOSSM Scientific Session 3: Hip and Pelvis
      Complications after Hip Arthroscopy: A Prospective, Multicenter, Study Using a Validated Grading Classification

    AANA OLC Master Instructor, Fundamentals in Arthroscopy, AANA Hip Arthroscopy Course. Rosemount, IL. February 22-24, 2013.

    • Orientation of Laboratory and Course Philosophy
    • Supine Approach
    • Arthroscopy for Cam-type FAI
    • Arthroscopic for Dysplasia
    • Labral Debridement, Repair and Labral Reconstruction

    Metcalf/AANA Arthroscopic Surgery Meeting in Sun Valley, Idaho February 7-9,2013.

    • Evaluation and Treatment of Pincer Impingement
    • Common Hip Injuries in Sports Medicine
    • Case Presentations – Larson and Aoki

    St. Louis Hip Skills Course: Hip Arthroscopy and Impingement Procedures, St Louis, MO. February 1-2, 2013.

    • Co-Course Director
    • Prevalence of FAI in Different Patient Populations
    • Arthroscopic Management of Cam Type Variants
    • Hands-on Cadaver Lab
    • Hip Arthroscopy Complications (Prevention and Treatment)
    • Rationale for Arthroscopic Capsular Repair

    Symposium on Surgical Preservation of the Hip. AO North America. January 22 – 25, 2013. Jackson Hole, WY, USA.

    • Intraarticular Anatomy, Viewed Through the Scope
    • How and Why to Treat Rim Impingement with Arthroscopy – Rim Decompression and Labral Refixation
    • Impingement Induced Instability
    • Reasons for Failure

    Faculty. Vail Hip Symposium – January 17 – 19, 2013  

    AANA Fall Course, Phoenix, AZ.  November 8-10, 2012.

    • Chairman of Course 101: Hip
    • Moderator      
    • Technique Focus Video: Pincer Type FAI Management Strategies
    • A Comprehensive Presentation of the Arthroscopic Technique to Address FAI and Associated Cartilage and Labral Pathology in Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Model Laboratory Instructor

    Registries in Action: Your Best World-Wide Source of Evidence-Based Orthopaedic for Biological and Prosthetic Solutions. Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA. October 2, 2012.

    • Moderator: Radiological Imaging: Advances and Limitations
    • Panel Discussion with Sampson, Byrd, O’Donnell and Philippon on “the Operative Set-Up: How I Do It – Tips and Pearls.
    • What can be treated and results: Labral Repair
    • FAI: Arthroscopic Treatment and Results: CAM Lesions

    ISHA Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. September 27-29, 2012.

    • Paper Session I: Femoral Acetabular Impingement
    • Paper 3: Arthroscopic Hip Revision Surgery For Residual FAI: Surgical Outcomes
    • Hip Model Workshop Faculty 
    • Debate II: What To Do With The Capsule
    • Moderate Capsulotomy
    • Panel Discussion: If Capsulotomy – Do you Need to Repair?
    • Paper Session VII: Complications & Other Topics
    • Paper 35: Complications After Hip Arthroscopy: A Prospective, Multicenter Study Using A Validated Grading Classification

    AAOS Hip Preservation in the Adolescent and Young Adult. Rosemount, IL. July 26-28, 2012.

    • Course Faculty
    • Hip Arthroscopy: How I Trim the Rim and Reattach the Labrum
    • Lab: Hip Arthroscopy: Rim Trimming, Femoral Osteoplasty, Labral Repair
    • Lab: Smith-Petersen Approach: Acetabular Evaluation, Cam Lesions
    • Moderator for session
    • AIIS/Subspine Impingement: Proposed Concept and Case Example
    • Complications after Hip Arthroscopy
    • Lab: Surgical Hip Dislocation and Extension of the Approach for Managing Complex Hip Patient
    • Scope for Hip Dysplasia Treatment
    • Lab: The Periacetabular Osteotomy: Approach, Osteotomies, Fixation
    • DEBATE: Hip Arthroscopy for AVN?
    • Lab: Decompression Femoral Head

    AANA Masters Experience Hip Arthroscopy Course. July 20-22, 2012.

    • Supine Approach
    • Labral Tears: Debridement or Repair
    • Complications

    AOSSM Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. July 12-15, 2012.Moderator for Symposium: Soft Tissue Problems About the Hip Joint- Treatment Strategies.

    Dr. Clohisy presented: Descriptive Epidemiology of FAI: A North American Cohort
    POSTER: Prevalence of Radiographic Pathomorphology in Patients Presenting to an Orthopaedic Clinic with “Hip” Pain

    Webinar: Evaluation of the Young Hip: The Challenging Diagnosis, July 9, 2012.
    Smith & Nephew Fellowship Program: The Wider Scope of Arthroscopy, June 2, 2012.

    • Physical Evaluation of Hip Anatomy & Radiographic Evaluation for Hip Disorders
    • Labral Management with Pincer Lesions
    • When to Repair the Capsule?
    • Hip Panel Discussion

    AANA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 17-19, 2012
    ICL 201: Emerging Concepts for Intra-and Extra-articular Hip Impingement: Specific Techniques and Limits of Hip Arthroscopy

    Clinical Case Panel #3: Hip Arthroscopy: Indications and Limitations

    ePoster Presentations:

    • Increasing Alpha Angle is Predictive of Athletic Related Groin Pain in NFL Prospects
    • Prevalence of Radiographic Hip Pathomorphology in Patients Presenting to an Orthopaedic Clinic with “Hip” Pain

    Faculty. Vail Hip Symposium, Vail, CO. March 15-17, 2012.

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 7-11, 2012.

    • Symposium: K. Hip Arthroscopy: Where We’re At and What’s Ahead 
    • AAOS/ORSII. Basic and Clinical Science Advances in Understanding Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) 
    • Scientific Exhibits: SE1Hip.Adult Reconstruction Hip        
    • 2-Hour ICL: 211.Sports Hip Injuries: Assessment and Management 
    • 3-Hour ICL: 385.Hip Pathology in the Adolescent Athlete

    AANA Fall Course, Palm Dessert, CA.  November 17-19, 2011.

    • Co-Chairman of Course 101: Hip
    • Technique Focus Video: Rim Trimming and Labral Refixation

    Live Surgery- Arthroscopy of the Central and Peripheral Compartments.  Surgery in MN broadcasted to the 41st Annual Harvard Advances in Arthroplasty Course: “Optimizing Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Using Evidence-Based Medicine, Cambridge, MA.  October 25, 2011.

    Hip Arthroscopy Course, OLC AANA Masters Experience Hip Arthroscopy Course #909.  Rosemount, IL.  July 15-17, 2011

    • Supine Approach
    • Labral Management and Pincer Impingement
    • Physical Examination of the Hip

    AOSSM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 10, 2011.

    Moderator- Hip/Pelvis session

    Arthroscopic Debridement versus Refixation of the Acetabular Labrum Associated with

    • FAI: Minimum 2 Year follow-up.

    Hip Workshop: Smith and Nephew Daily Workshop Series, AOSSM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 9, 2011.

    • Introduction to Hip Arthroscopy
    • FAI Concepts and Arthroscopic Management

    Evaluation of Hip Anatomy and Patient Selection.  The Wider Scope of Arthroscopy, Smith & Nephew Endoscopy and DJO Fellowship Program. Andover, MA, USA. May 6, 2011.

    Arthroscopic Debridement versus Refixation of the Acetabular Labrum with FAI: Minimum 2 Year Follow-up. AANA Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, April 15, 2011.

    Vail Hip Arthroscopy Symposium, Vail, CO, March 17-19, 2011.

    • Technique for Arthroscopic Management of Pincer and CAM-type FAI
    • FAI: Labral Re-fixation vs. Debridement

    Prevalence of Radiographic Abnormalities and Femoroacetbular Impingement and the Relationship to Athletic Related Groin Pain in NFL Prospects.  National Football League Physicians Society Annual Meeting. Indianapolis, Indiana, February 25, 2011.

    Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Specialty Day, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 15-18, 2011.

    • Spotlight Technique Video: Femoroplasty
    • Hip Pathologies: Case Presentations and Panel Discussions

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 15-18, 2011.

    Smith and Nephew Global Sales Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL January 29, 2011.

    AANA Fall Course, Phoenix, AZ. November 18-20, 2010.

    54th Annual Edward T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship: Future Trends in the Treatment and Surgical Techniques for the Athlete With a Focus on Shoulder, Hip and Knee Injuries. Houston, TX. October 21, 2010.

    Orthopedic Surgery Controversies Course, Napa, CA. October 14, 2010.

    Master Instructor: Hip Arthroscopy Course #807. Arthroscopy Association of North America: Rosemount, IL. July 30-August 1, 2010.

    Smith and Nephew Visiting Surgeon Day for Hip Arthroscopy. Minneapolis, MN July 23-24, 2010.

    Smith and Nephew Visiting Surgeon Day for Hip Arthroscopy. Minneapolis, MN July 9-10, 2010.

    Smith and Nephew Visiting Surgeon Day for Hip Arthroscopy. Minneapolis, MN June 11-12, 2010.

    Instructional Course Lecture (#205): Hip Arthroscopy: Labrum, Impingement and Extra-articular Disorders; Endoscopic Management of the Iliopsoas Tendon. Arthroscopy Association of North America 29th Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 20-23, 2010.

    Moderator for Hip Arthroscopy: Scientific Session VI. Arthroscopy Association of North America 29th Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 21, 2010.

    Hip Arthroscopy Techniques: Patient Selection, Physical Examination and Imaging of the Hip and Pelvis. The Wider Scope of Arthroscopy, Smith & Nephew Endoscopy and DJO Fellowship Program. Andover, MA, USA. April, 26, 2010.

    Technique for Arthroscopic Management of Pincer and Cam, Type FAI, Vail Hip Arthroscopy Symposium, Vail, CO, USA. March 18, 2010.

    FAI and Sports Hernia, Vail Hip Arthroscopy Symposium, Vail, CO, USA. March 18, 2010.

    Association between Sports Hernia / Pubalgia and Symptomatic Intra-articular Hip Pathology, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2010.

    Association between Sports Hernia / Pubalgia and Symptomatic Intra-articular Hip Pathology, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2010.

    Robertson CM,Torre KD, Larson CM,Giveans MR, Kelly BT, Alterations in Internal Rotation and Alpha Angle After Arthroscopic Cam Decompression in the Hip.Podium No: 705 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2010.

    Outcomes after Transphyseal ACL Reconstruction in Patients with Open Growth Plates. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2010.

    Larson CM, Mills M, Peters C, Siebenrock K. Hip Joint-Preserving Surgery Beyond Classic Osteotomy, Instructional Course Lecture #141, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2010.

    Outcomes after Transphyseal Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Patients with Open Growth Plates. National Football League Physicians Society Annual Meeting. Indianapolis, Indiana, February 26, 2010.

    Labral Repair versus Labral Resection. Instructional Course Lecture #102. Arthroscopy Association of North America 28th Fall Course, Palm Desert, CA, Desert Springs, November 19, 2009.

    Instructional Course Lecture (#305): Advanced Hip Arthroscopy: Labral Disorders, Femoracetabular Impingement, and Extra-articular Disorders. Arthroscopy Association of North America 28th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 2, 2007-2009.

    Taylor M, Giveans MR. Effect of Osteoarthritis on Outcomes After Arthroscopic Management of Femoracetabular Impingement. Arthroscopy Association of North America 28th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 2, 2009.

    Association between Sports Hernia / Pubalgia and Symptomatic Intra-articular Hip Pathology, NFL Society Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 20, 2009.

    Larson CM, Taylor M, Giveans MR. Effect of Osteoarthritis on Outcomes After Arthroscopic Management of Femoracetabular Impingement. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day, Las Vegas, NV, February 28, 2009;8135.

    Moderator: Clohisy J, Guanche C, Kelly BT. Hip Arthroscopy: Advanced Surgical Techniques. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 2009.

    The Basics of Hip Arthroscopy and Advanced Techniques in the Supine Position and Overview of FAI and Labral Repair. Smith and Nephew VisitingSurgeon Day for Hip Arthroscopy. Minneapolis, MN January 16-17, 2009.

    Giveans MR. Arthroscopic Treatment of Femoro-acetabular Impingement: Early Outcomes Evaluation of Labral Refixation / Repair vs Debridement. Arthroscopy Association of North America 27th Annual Meeting. April 24-27, 2008.

    Moderator: Clohisy J, Guanche C, Kelly BT. Hip Arthroscopy: Advanced Surgical Techniques. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2008.

    Giveans MR, Larson CM, Ellingson CI. Outcomes of Transphyseal Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Adolescent and Skeletally Immature Patients. Talk, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2008.
    Larson CM, Giveans MR. Arthroscopic Treatment of Femoro-Acetabular Impingement: Early Outcomes Evaluation of Labral Refixation / Repair vs Debridement. Talk, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2008

    Dietrich ME, Larson CM, Giveans MR. The Effect of Generalized Hypermobility on Outcomes after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery. Talk, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2008

    Arthroscopic Management of Femoro-acetabular Impingement: MY TECHNIQUE, Vail Hip Arthroscopy Symposium, February 14-16, 2008.

    Repair vs. Debridement, Vail Hip Arthroscopy Symposium, February 14, 2008.

    Instructor: Hip Model Lab. Arthroscopy Association of North America 26th Fall Course: Orlando, Florida. November 1, 2007.

    Hip Arthroscopy: Indications and Outcomes. 9th Advanced Surgical Arthroscopic Course: Ankara, Turkey. June 2007.

    Arthroscopic Management of Femoro-acetabular Impingement: Early Outcome Measures. Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2007.

    Hip Arthroscopy: Indications and Outcomes. Grand Rounds, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, March 9, 2007.

    Larson CM, Giveans MR. Arthroscopic Management of Femoro-acetabular Impingement: Early Outcome Measures. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 2007.

    Folsom G,Larson CM. Surgical Treatment of Acute versus Chronic Complete Proximal Hamstring Ruptures: Results of Acute Repair and a New Allograft Technique for Chronic Reconstructions. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 2007.

    Larson CM, Clohisy JC, Guanche CA, Kelly BT. Instructional Course Lecture: Hip Arthroscopy: Advanced Surgical Techniques. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 2007.

    Hip Arthroscopy: Labral Repairs and Hip Impingement (Femoro-acetabular Impingement). Arthroscopy Association of North America, Whistler BC, Canada, January 2007.

    Hip Arthroscopy: H&P, Indications, Rehabilitation. Arthroscopy Association of North America, Whistler BC, Canada, January 2007.

    Larson CM, McDowell C, Lachiewicz PF. Patella Component in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Comparative Study of Single vs. Three-Peg Fixation. Presented at the American Orthopaedic Association National Meeting, Palm Beach, FL, June, 2001.

    Larson CM, Almekinders LC, Taft TN, Garrett WE.Intramedullary Screw Fixation of Jones Fractures: Analysis of Failure. Accepted for Presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March, 2001.

    Larson CM, McDowell C, Lachiewicz PF. Patella Component in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Comparative Study of Single vs. Three-Peg Fixation. Presented at the Eastern Orthopaedic Association National Meeting, Orlando, FL, October, 2000.

    Larson CM, McDowell C, Lachiewicz PF. Patella Component in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Comparative Study of Single vs. Three-Peg Fixation. Presented at the Southern Orthopaedic Association National Meeting, Bermuda, July, 2000.

    Richard C Henderson,Larson CM. Bone Mineral Density and Fractures in Boys with Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy. Presented at the American Orthopaedic Association National Meeting in Charlottesville, VA, June, 2000.

    MacMillan DP,Larson CM, Lachiewicz PF. Thromboembolism after Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Role of Pneumatic Compression and Aspirin Prophylaxis. Presented at the American Orthopaedic Association National Meeting in Asheville, N.C., June, 1998.

    Larson CM, Kelley SS, Blackwood D, Banes AJ, Lee GM. Retention of the Native Chondrocyte PericellularMatrix Results in Significantly Improved Matrix Production. Presented at the Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, March 1998.

    MacMillan DP,Larson CM, Lachiewicz PF. Thromboembolism after Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Role of Pneumatic Compression and Aspirin Prophylaxis. Presented at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, November 1997.

    Larson CM, Lachiewicz PF. Patello-Femoral Complications with the I-B II PS Total Knee Arthroplasty. Presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 1997.

    Larson CM, Bubrick MP, West MA. Malignancy, Mortality, and Medicosurgical Management of Clostridium Septicum Infection. Presented at the National Meeting of the Central Surgical Association, Cleveland, Ohio, March 1995.

    Templeman D,Larson CM, Vareka T, Kyle R. Decision Making Errors in the Useof Interlocking Tibial Nails. Presented at the National Meeting of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Los Angeles, CA, September 1994.

    Regional Presentations:

    Hip and Groin Disorders. Sports Medicine Grand Rounds, Edina, MN. November 30, 2016.
    Scary Cases. Sports Medicine Grand Rounds, Edina, MN. November 9, 2016.

    Annual Fischbone Society Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. June 17, 2016.

    •  Hip and Groin Disorders in Athletes: Prevention vs. Treatment vs. Benign Neglect?
    •  The Hip

    MN Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. May 13, 2016
    Podium: “The Effect of Generalized Hypermobility and Body Mass Index on Outcomes after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction”
    Poster: Radiographic Hip Anatomy Correlates with Range of Motion and Symptoms in National Hockey League (NHL) Players”

    Current Concepts in Sports Medicine, Edina, MN May 6-7, 2016.
    Team Physicians X’s and O’s: A case-based discussion on injuries and disability list decisions
    Meniscal Tears and Athletics: Take ‘em or leave ‘em; Resection vs. Repair

    The Dancer’s Hip. Minnesota Dance Medicine Foundation. September 11, 2015.

    Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN May 8, 2015.

    Moderator: Sports
    Sports Spotlight:  Christopher M. Larson, MD
    Gender Based Differences and Hip Arthroscopy: Clinical Findings, Procedures, and Outcomes

    Arthroscopic Management of Dysplastic Hip Morphologies: Predictors of Success and Failures and Comparison to an Arthroscopic FAI Cohort

    Allograft and Autograft Transphyseal Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Skeletally Immature Patients: Outcomes and Complications

    Posters:

    • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome: Arthroscopic Management for Extreme Soft Tissue Hip Instability
    • The Dancers Hip: Extreme ROM Impingement / Instability: Arthroscopic Clinical Outcomes

    Current Concepts in Sports Medicine: Pearls and Pitfalls: From the Pediatric to the Masters Athlete. Edina, MN. May 1-2, 2015.

    •  Masters Athlete Hip: Abductor Disorders and the Aging Hip.
    •  ACL Tears and Open Growth Plates: What To Do and When?
    •  Orthopedic Case-Based Fireside Chat

    Hip Pain in the Young Non-Arthritic Patient. TCO Practical Orthopedics for Primary Care Conference, MN. April 17th, 2015

    Role and Limits of Arthroscopy in Adolescents, Minnesota Memorial Orthopedic Symposium: Contemporary Management of Hip Disorders hosted by Gillette Children’s, Minneapolis, MN, February 6, 2015.  

    Hip Arthroscopy. Basic Science, Edina, MN. October 8, 2014.

    Hamstring Injuries. TC Marathon Conference, St Paul, MN. October 3, 2014.

    Perspectives on Evaluation, Treatment and Therapy of Hip/FAI. Sports Medicine Grand Rounds, Edina, MN. October 1, 2014.

    Hip / Pelvis Apophyseal Avulsions: Diagnosis and Management, TRIA Annual Conference. Edina, MN. June 6, 2014.

    Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. May 16, 2014.

    • Functional Outcomes and Return to Sports after Acute Repair, Chronic Repair and Allograft Reconstruction for Proximal Hamstring Ruptures
    • Poster: Complications after Hip Arthroscopy: A Prospective, Multicenter, Study using a Validated Grading Classification
    • Poster: Arthroscopic Hip Revision Surgery for Residual FAI: Surgical Outcomes Compared to a Matched Cohort after Primary Arhtroscopic FAI Correction

    Current Concepts in Sports Medicine: Edina, MN. April 4, 2014.

    • Moderator for Session 1
    • Hip Pain in a Hockey Goalie

    MIAC Athletic Trainers Meeting. Midtown Exchange Building-Allina Commons, Minneapolis, MN. December 13, 2013.

    Free Athlete Evaluation Skills Course: Practice Evaluation Skills for High Volume Settings- Streamlining Care for Your Athletes. Twin Cities Orthopedics. Edina, MN. Wednesday, December 11, 2013.

    • Hip Overview and Evaluation Pearls
    • Hip Evaluation Demonstration

    Hip Arthroscopy. Complicated Cases for the Fellowship. September 11, 2013.

    Sports Hernia: Perspectives from Around the World. Current Concepts in Sports Medicine: Overhead Athletic Injures: Safe to Pitch or Throwing Caution to the Wind? Edina, MN. May 17-18, 2013.

    Research- Oriented Sports Medicine. Sports Medicine Grand Rounds, Edina, MN. April 24, 2013.

    ACL. Basic Science for Fellowship Program. Edina, MN. March 6, 2013.

    Treatment of Hip Pain Allina Commons, Minneapolis, MN. December 11, 2012.

    Update for FAI. November 7, 2012.

    Know when to walk away, know when to run: pelvic and femoral stress fractures. TC Marathon Conference, Minneapolis, MN. October 5, 2012:

    Hip Pain in Dancers: Pushing the Anatomic Limits. MN Dance Medicine Conference. Minneapolis, MN. August 24, 2012.

    Hip Problems: What’s Sex Got to Do With It? TRIA Orthopaedic Center Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Conference. Bloomington, MN. June 1, 2012.

    Minnesota Athletic Trainer’s Association. Alexandria, MN. April 27-28, 2012.

    • Physical Examination Lab: Evaluation of the Athletic Hip
    • Prevention of Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) and Outcomes After FAI Surgery in Athletes

    Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. April 27, 2012.

    • Hip Pathomorphology and Relationship to “Hip Joint” Related Symptoms in Patients Presenting to an Orthopaedic Clinic with “Hip”Pain
    • POSTER Presentations:
      • Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine Deformity as an Extra-articular Source for Hip Impingement: A Series of 10 Patients Treated with Arthroscopic Decompression
      • Increasing Alpha Angle is Predictive of Athletic Related Groin Pain in NFL Prospects

    Lower Extremity Sports Medicine Research Platforms Current Concepts in Sports Medicine: The Wide World of Sports Medicine: The Olympic Athlete. Edina, MN. April 13, 2012.

    I Tore My ACL: Should I have Surgery and What’s the Best Graft? Current Concepts in Sports Medicine: The Wide World of Sports Medicine: The Olympic Athlete. Edina, MN. April 13, 2012.

    Live Broadcast on WCCO Radio’s Sports with Mike Max, Hopkins Health and Wellness Center, Hopkins, MN. January 26, 2012.

    Knee Ligament Injures, 7th Annual Practical Orthopedics for Primary Care Providers, Minneapolis, MN. January 20, 2012.

    Lower Extremity Strains & Contusions. 14th Annual Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference. Minneapolis, MN. September 30, 2011.

    Overuse Injury: Hip and Knee. 21st Annual Practical Pediatrics. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN. September 16, 2011.

    Current Concepts in Sports Medicine: The Masters Athlete. Minneapolis, MN. April 8, 2011.

    • Hip and the Non-Contact Athlete: Soccer and Hockey
    • Moderator for the Hip Session

    Hip Evaluation, FAI, Sports Hernia.., What is what and how do I know. GLATA Annual Clinical Symposium. Minneapolis, MN. March 10, 2011.

    Hip Impingement to Instability: Understanding through Radiographs: Hip Series: Part 2, Sports Medicine Grand Rounds, Edina, MN. March 2, 2011

    Hip Fracture Management, 6th Annual Practical Orthopedics for Primary Care Providers, Minneapolis, MN. January 21, 2011.

    Hip Exam Techniques: Workshop A and B Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference Marathon Weekend. Minneapolis, MN. October 1, 2010.

    Hockey Related Groin Pain: What Hurts/ What to do? Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference Marathon Weekend. Minneapolis, MN. October 1, 2010.

    Arthroscopic Debridement Versus Refixation Of The Acetabular Labrum Associated With Femoroacetabular Impingement: A 2 Year Update. Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. May 7, 2010.

    Physical Examination Pearls: Video Demonstration of the Hip. Current Concepts in Sports
    Medicine: From the Mount to the Mountains. Minneapolis, MN. May 1, 2010.

    On Field Management of Emergent Orthopaedic Extremity Injuries, Sports Medicine Grand
    Rounds, Minneapolis, MN. April 10, 2010.

    On the Field Management of Emergent Orthopaedics Extremity Injuries, 2010 MATA Student
    Symposium, TRIA Orthopaedic Center February 21, 2010

    Sports Injuries of the Hip & Thigh, 5th Annual Practical Orthopedics for Primary Care,
    Minneapolis, MN. January 22, 2010.

    Pearls from the Pros: Professional Sports: A Unique Entity or Just Another Sports Gig. Twin Cities Marathon Conference. Minneapolis, MN October 2, 2009.

    Hip Arthroscopy: Patient Work Up, Indications, and Surgical Technique. Minnesota State Assembly of Surgical Technologist. Bloomington, MN. September 19, 2009.

    TRIA Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgical Technique Conference.Tria Orthopaedic Center, Bloomington, MN. June 4, 2009.

      • Hip lab- cadaveric lab.
      • My Technique for Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI).
      • Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI) currect concept and workup.
      • Hip Arthroscopy in Supine Position Portal Placement and Anatomy.

    Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Sheraton Midtown Minneapolis Hotel, Minneapolis, MN. May 21, 2009.

    Athletic Injuries About the Hip and Pelvis: Extra-articular. MeritCare 5th Annual Orthpaedics & Sports Medicine Conference, Fargo, ND. May 15, 2009.

    Athletic Injuries About the Hip and Pelvis: Intra-articular. MeritCare 5th Annual Orthpaedics & Sports Medicine Conference, Fargo, ND. May 15, 2009.

    Larson CM, Taylor M, Giveans MR, Effects of Osteoarthritis on Outcomes After Arthroscopic Management of Femoracetabular Impingement. Minnesota Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN May 8, 2009.

    Larson CM, Giveans, MR, PhD; Pierce, B. MD, Association between Sports Hernia / Pubalgia and Symptomatic Intra-articular Hip Pathology. Poster Presentation. Minnesota Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN May 8, 2009.

    Athletic Injuries about the Hip and Pelvis. Current Concepts in Sports Medicine: The Art of Athletics. Minnesota Sports Medicine Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN May 8, 2009.

    Moderator: High Performance Athletes: Case Studies. Current Concepts in Sports Medicine: The Art of Athletics. Minnesota Sports Medicine Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN May 8, 2009.

    Stress Fractures of the Hip and Pelvis. Minnesota Sports Medicine Grand Rounds. Minneapolis, MN. March 11, 2009.

    Greater Trochanteric Bursitis and Snapping Hip. Common Orthopedic Conditions: Diagnosis and Treatment. 4th Annual Practical Orthopedics for Primary Care, Minneapolis, MN. January 23, 2009.

    Outcomes after ACL Reconstruction: Making progress or just spinning our wheels? 11th Annual Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference, Marathon Weekend. Bloomington, MN October 3, 2008.

    Knee Exam Techniques. 11th Annual Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference, Marathon Weekend. Bloomington, MN October 3, 2008.

    Lower Extremity and Hip Case Presentations. 11th Annual Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference, Marathon Weekend. Bloomington, MN October 3, 2008.

    Non-surgical vs. Surgical Management of ACL injuries. Minnesota Sports Medicine Basic Science Lecture. Minneapolis, MN September 24, 2008.

    Failure Rates, high risk patients, effect on performance. Current Concepts in Sports Medicine: Collision and Contact Sports. Minnesota Sports Medicine Annual Conference. Blaine, MN April 11, 2008.

    Hip Arthroscopy: Advances in Orthopaedic Surgery or Just Another Hammer? TRIA. Minneapolis, MN February 5, 2008.

    Knee, ACL. Common Disorders and Injuries: Pearls, Pitfalls and Treatment, 3rd Annual Practical Orthopedics for Primary Care. Minneapolis, MN. January 25, 2008.

    Hip and Pelvis Injuries/Pain in Athletes. Minnesota Sports Medicine Fellowship Basic Science Lecture. Minneapolis, MN. January 23, 2008.

    Scary Things in Sports Medicine. Minnesota Sports Medicine Grand Rounds. Minneapolis, MN. October 31, 2007.

    Evaluation and Treatment of Pediatric Knee Pain. Twin Cities Marathon Conference, Minneapolis, MN. October 5-6, 2007.

    Hip Exam. Twin Cities Marathon Conference, Minneapolis, MN. October 5-6, 2007.

    Knee Exam. Twin Cities Marathon Conference, Minneapolis, MN. October 5-6, 2007.

    Foot and Ankle Exam. Twin Cities Marathon Conference, Minneapolis, MN. October 5-6, 2007.

    Non-Surgical/Surgical Management of ACL Injuries, Minnesota Sports Medicine Fellowship Basic Science Lecture. Minneapolis, MN. September 12, 2007.

    Results of Surgical Treatment of Acute vs. Chronic Complete Proximal Hamstring Ruptures: Surgical Technique for Chronic Reconstruction with Allograft. Minnesota Orthopaedic SocietyAnnual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 2007.

    ACL Injuries in Adolescents: Return to Play, re-injury rates, growth plates. Minnesota Sports Medicine Spring Conference, Blaine, MN, April 2007.

    Larson CM, Neimuth P. Evaluation of the Hip. Minnesota Sports Medicine Spring Conference, Blaine, MN, April 2007.

    The Aging Knee: Youth to Retirement, Why it Hurts & What To Do. Women’s Expo, Minneapolis, MN, January 2007

    Interesting Cases in Sports Medicine: The Hip. Minnesota Sports Medicine Grand Rounds, Minneapolis, MN, January 2007.

    ACL Injuries in the skeletally immature patient. Arthrotech Shoulder and Knee Course OLC, Chicago IL, October 2006.

    Knee Exam. Twin Cities Marathon Conference, Minneapolis, MN. September 29-30, 2006.

    Risk and Benefits of Corticosteroid Injections in Sport Medicine. Twin Cities Marathon Conference, Minneapolis, MN. September 29-30, 2006.

    Lower Extremity Overuse Injuries in Runners, the Top5: Diagnosis and Treatment. Twin Cities Marathon Conference, Minneapolis, MN. September 29-30, 2006.

    ACL Injuries in Children. 16th Annual Practical Pediatrics for the Primary Care Physician. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. September 28 & 29, 2006.

    Non-surgical/Surgical Management of ACL Injuries. Minnesota Sports Medicine Fellowship Basic Science Lecture. September 13, 2006

    Larson CM, Giveans MR. Arthroscopic Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement: Early Outcomes. Minnesota Orthopedic Society 2006 Annual Meeting, May 12, 2006.

    Larson CM, Neimuth P. Physical Exam of the Hip. Minnesota Sports Medicine Spring Conference, Blaine, MN, April 2006.

    Larson CM, Smith, JP. Point-counter-point: Mensical repair versus meniscectomy. Minnesota Sports Medicine Spring Conference, Blaine, MN, April 2006.

    Multiple ligament injuries of the knee, Minnesota Sports Medicine Fellowship Basic Science Lecture. Minneapolis, MN. March 2006

    ACL Injuries in the Skeletally Immature Patient. Minnesota Sports Medicine Conference, March 2006.

    ACL Injuries in the Skeletally Immature Patient. Arthrotech Shoulder and Knee Course OLC, Chicago, IL, February 2006.
    Non-surgical/surgical management of ACL injuries. Minnesota Sports Medicine Fellowship Basic Science Lecture, Minneapolis, MN September 2005.

    The Effects of a Specific Neuromuscular Agility Program on Early Functional Recovery after ACL Reconstruction: A prospective, randomized study. Minnesota Sports Medicine Spring Conference, Blaine, MN, April 2005.

    ACL graft choice: Dissection, harvest and donor site morbidity. Minnesota Sports Medicine Spring Conference, Blaine, MN, April 2005.

    Larson CM, Purcell M. Hamstrung by Hamstring Injuries: Diagnosis, management and return to play. Minnesota Sports Medicine Spring Conference, Blaine, MN, April 2005.

    High Risk Stress Fractures. Minnesota Sports Medicine Conference, February 2005.

    Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Conference, April 2004.

    • Acute PCL Injuries
    • Neuromuscular Training after ACL Reconstruction.

    Diagnosis & Management of Hip Disorders: Role for Hip Arthroscopy. Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Conference, February 2004.

    Meniscal Tears: Take it of Leave it. Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Conference, November 2003.

    Hamstring Injuries, Proximal to Distal Surgical- Non-surgical Implications and Return to Play. Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Conference, May 2003.

    High Risk Stress Fractures: When relative rest is not enough. Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Spring Conference, April 2003.

    Evaluation & Management Base of the 5th Metatarsal Fractures. Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Conference, February 2003.

    ACL Reconstruction: Is there a gold standard? Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Conference, November 2002.

    Muscle Contusions & Myositis Ossificans. Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Conference, August 2002.

    Groin Injuries in the Athlete. Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Conference, March 2002.

    High Risk Stress Fractures. Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Conference, December 2001.

    Muscle Contusions & Myositis Ossificans. Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center Conference, September 2001.

    Larson CM, Kelley SS, Blackwood D, Banes AJ, Lee GM. Retention of the Native Chondrocyte Pericellular Matrix Results in Significantly Improved Matrix Production. Presented at the North Carolina Biotechnology Meeting in Raleigh, N.C., June 1998.

    Book Chapters

    • Nepple JJ, Bedi A, Larson CM. Approaches to Capsulotomy and Capsular Management in Hip Arthroscopy.The Hip: AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques. SLACK, Inc. Submitted July 2014.
    • Larson CM, Stone RM. Use of Intra-operative Fluoroscopy and Dynamic Examination in Hip Arthroscopy: Achieving a Complete FAI Correction.The Hip: AANA Advanced Arthroscopic Surgical Techniques. SLACK, Inc. Submitted July 2014.
    • Hip Preservation Surgery: How to Avoid and Treat Complications and Failures. Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 64. AAOS. Submitted March 2014.
    • Editor for, In: Nho, Leunig, Larson, Bedi, Kelly: Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Joint Preservation Surgery. Springer, Philadelphia, PA. To be published 2014.
    • Larson CM. Cornelsen GD, Stone RM. Surgical Technique: Allograft Augmentation of Chronic Hamstring Repair. In: Nho, Leunig, Larson, Bedi, Kelly: Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Joint Preservation Surgery. Springer, Philadelphia, PA. Submitted 2014.
    • Salata MJ. Larson CM. Surgical Technique: Arthroscopic Management of the Acetabulum. In: Nho, Leunig, Larson, Bedi, Kelly: Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Joint Preservation Surgery. Springer, Philadelphia, PA. Submitted 2013.
    • Harris JD, Larson CM, Nho SJ. Complications associated with hip arthroscopy and open hip preservation surgery. In: Nho, Leunig, Larson, Bedi, Kelly: Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Joint Preservation Surgery. Springer, Philadelphia, PA. Submitted 2013.
    • Acker II WB, Ross JR, Larson CM, Bedi A, Operative Indications for Hip Arthroscopy and Open Hip Preservation Surgery. In: Nho, Leunig, Larson, Bedi, Kelly: Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Joint Preservation Surgery. Springer, Philadelphia, PA. Submitted 2013.
    • Larson CM, Birmingham PM. Scope for FAI. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery 2/e. Submitted November 2013.
    • Hapa O, Larson CM. Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine and Subspine Hip Impingement: Concept, Surgical Technique, and Outcomes. Sports Injuries: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation, edited by Mahmut Nedim Doral and Jon Karlsson. Submitted July 2013.
    • Larson CM, Hapa O. Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine and Subspine Hip Impingement: Concept, Surgical Technique and Outcomes: In: Doral and Karlsson: Sports Injuries: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation. Springer, Philadelphia, PA. Submitted 2013.
    • Larson CM, Wulf CA. Hip Arthroscopy: The Supine Position: In: Johnson: Operative Arthroscopy 4th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2013 Chapter 46:506-519.
    • Larson CM, Stone RM, Wulf CA. Management of Chondral Lesions. In: Byrd. Operative Hip Arthroscopy, 3rd Edition. Springer, New York, NY. 2013: Chapter 14:185-196.
    • Nosal C, Bedi A, Stone RM, Larson CM. Indications for Hip Arthroscopy. In: McCarthy, Villar, Noble. Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Hip Disease: A Worldwide Perspective on Approaches and OutcomesSpringer, New York, NY. Accepted for publication 2012; to be published 2015.
    • Larson CM, Stone RM, Birmingham PM. Arthroscopic Treatment of Combined Cam and Pincer-type Femoroacetabular Impingement. In: McCarthy, Villar, Noble. Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Hip Disease: A Worldwide Perspective on Approaches and OutcomesSpringer, New York, NY. Accepted for publication 2012; to be published 2015.
    • Larson CM. Optimizing Exposure and Accessability for Arthroscopic Correction of Femoroacetabular Impingement. In: McCarthy, Villar, Noble. Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Hip Disease: A Worldwide Perspective on Approaches and OutcomesSpringer, New York, NY. Accepted for publication 2012; to be published 2015.
    • Birmingham PM, Larson CM. Medial Soft Tissue Injuries of the Hip: Adductor Strains and Athletic Pubalgia. In: Kelly BT, Larson CM, Bedi A. Sports Hip Injuries: Diagnosis and Management. New Jersey. SLACK Inc. In publication 2013.
    • Larson CM, Birmingham PM, Oliver SM. Athletic Pubalgia. In:Delee & Drez’s Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: Principles and Practice, 4e. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. In publication 2014.
    • Larson CM, Stone RM. Femoroacetabular Impingement Arthroscopic Management of the Proximal Femur. Volume 3: Hip Preservation of The Adult Hip. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia, PA. In publication 2013.
    • Larson CM, Taylor M. Arthroscopic Synovectomy and Treatment of Synovial Disorders. In: Sekiya JK, Safra M, Ranawat AS, Leunig M. Techniques in Hip Arthroscopy and Joint Preservation Surgery. Saunders. Oct 2010: Chapter 21: 172-178.
    • Larson CM, Stone RM. Arthroscopic Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement. In: Wiesel S. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2011: Volume 1; Chapter 26:213–221.
    • Larson CM, Wolters, B., Fritts, H., Fetzer, G. Stress Fracture of the Pelvic Ring and Hip. In: Guanche C. Hip and Pelvic Injuries in Sports Medicine. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010: 207-216.
    • Wulf CA, Larson CM. Chondral Lesions. In: Ryu RKN, Byrd, JWT, Guanche CA. AANA Advanced Arthroscopy series: The Hip. AANA. Rosemount, IL. Elsevier 2010:33-50.
    • Larson CM, Guanche CA, Kelly BT, Clohisy JC, Ranawat AS. Advanced Techniques in Hip Arthroscopy. In: Azar FM, O’Connor MI. Instructional Course Lectures Volume 58. Rosemount, IL: AAOS; 2009: 423-436.