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Meniscus and Articular Cartilage Injuries

Aug 21, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Meniscus and Articular Cartilage Injuries

Introduction Meniscal tears and cartilage injuries are common issues in the knee of a female athlete. As female athletes are significantly more likely to suffer anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), tears…

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Knee Anatomy and Biomechanics

Aug 21, 2021 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Knee Anatomy and Biomechanics

Introduction Important morphologic differences have been found between the female and male knee. In addition to these anatomic differences, there are also significant neuromuscular differences between genders. This chapter outlines…

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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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