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Chapter 9 – Cervical Spine

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Chapter 9 Cervical Spine Matthew B. Baird Background/Epidemiology Cervical spine (c-spine) injuries are common injuries associated with a wide variety of athletic endeavors. The severity of these injuries range drastically…

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Chapter 7 – Lower Leg and Ankle

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Chapter 7 Lower Leg and Ankle Christopher A. Gee LOWER LEG (TIBIA/FIBULA)Background/ Epidemiology The lower leg is commonly injured in active people. Impact-related activities create repetitive low levels of trauma…

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Chapter 6 – Knee

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Chapter 6 Knee Allison Lane Background/Epidemiology There are more than 1 million Emergency Department (ED) visits per year for knee pain. Increasing number of patients presenting with knee pain due…

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Meniscal Repair Techniques

Aug 15, 2020 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Meniscal Repair Techniques

The menisci play a vital role in knee joint stability, load distribution, and lubrication, protecting the joint surfaces from degenerative change. Meniscal repair protects the joint from increased loading and…

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Meniscus Injuries

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Meniscal injury potentiates a sequence of events that leads to degenerative changes and early osteoarthritis. It is therefore imperative to preserve the meniscus whenever possible. Given the expanding indications for…

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