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Lumbosacral Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Jun 13, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Lumbosacral Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Repetitive stress on the lumbosacral spine during sporting activity places the athletic patient at risk of developing symptomatic pars defect. Clinical history, physical examination, and diagnostic imaging are important to…

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Hip Injuries in the Adolescent Athlete

Jun 13, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Hip Injuries in the Adolescent Athlete

This article provides concise and up-to-date information on the most common hip pathologies that affect adolescent athletes. We cover the evaluation and treatment of avulsion injuries, stress fractures, slipped capital…

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Stress Fractures of the Hip and Pelvis

Jun 13, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Stress Fractures of the Hip and Pelvis

Stress fractures refer to overuse injuries of bone resulting from repetitive mechanical stress. Stress fractures of the hip and pelvic region, while relatively uncommon, have become increasingly recognized in certain…

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Proximal Hamstring Injuries

Jun 13, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Proximal Hamstring Injuries

Proximal hamstring injuries can present as chronic tendinosis, acute strain, partial tendinous avulsions, or complete 3-tendon rupture. Nonoperative management for chronic insertional tendinosis and low-grade tears includes activity modification, anti-inflammatories,…

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Core Muscle and Adductor Injury

Jun 13, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Core Muscle and Adductor Injury

Core muscle injury is a common but difficult problem to treat. Although it can affect all individuals, it is most commonly seen in male athletes in cutting, twisting, pivoting, and…

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