What is this?. What is this?. Name of the lecture today. Hip Pointer. A hip pointer injury is a deep bruise caused by impact or trauma to your hip, or to the iliac crest of your pelvis. pain can be intense. . Hip Pointer.
Mild to severe hip pointers are extremely common in all sports that involve full contact with others and/or their equipment or the potential for collisions, such as:
A hip pointer may also be caused by a fall onto the hip in sports such as soccer or skiing.
motion in the hip and abdominals.
When the athlete returns to participation, extreme care should be taken to protect the injured hip with proper padding (below).