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Upper limb

Jun 23, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Upper limb

Assessing and treating upper limb structures are commonly undertaken in musculoskeletal medicine, particularly as these tend to be superficial and readily identified with ultrasound. These tend to become more amenable…

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Lower limb

Jun 23, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Lower limb

10.1 Hip The hip represents a challenging area to scan and inject effectively. The key elements in this region are the correct identification of anatomy, suitable positioning of the patient,…

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Spine

Jun 23, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Spine

While detailed assessments require imaging such as MRI, with many structures around the spine relatively superficial, ultrasound can be used to provide peri-radicular nerve root (NR) and facet joint (FJ)…

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Spine Injury Prevention

Jun 13, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Spine Injury Prevention

Spinal injury and back pain are a common problem facing patients seeking medical care including athletes, which can lead to significant disability, medical costs, and impaired performance for these patients….

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Spinal Care in the Aging Athlete

Jun 13, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Spinal Care in the Aging Athlete

Aging athletes face unique, increased adversities related to increased mobility and age-related spine issues, such as spinal stenosis, osteoporosis complicated by fragility fractures, and degenerative disk disease. This article covers…

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Axial Low Back Pain in Elite Athletes

Jun 13, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Axial Low Back Pain in Elite Athletes

Back pain in sport is a common complaint and seen by athletes, trainers, and treating physicians. Although there are a multitude of pain generators, mechanical sources are most common. Certain…

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