Stress Fractures

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Introduction Stress fractures are relatively common overuse injuries occurring in individuals participating in a variety of physical activities. They have been reported to account for up to 20% of all…

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Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Elbow

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Introduction and Epidemiology Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) was first described by K├Ânig in 1887 as a possible explanation for the presence of loose bodies within a joint. Initially, he postulated that…

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Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

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Introduction Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) most commonly affects the young, military, and athletic populations and can be debilitating for active individuals. Typical symptoms include pain, paresthesias, muscle weakness, and…

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Concussions in the Female Athlete

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Introduction Female athletes are more likely to sustain sport-related concussion than male athletes when playing equivalent sports. Studies on middle-school to high-school females demonstrate that female athletes are at a…

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Elbow Anatomy and Biomechanics

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Introduction The elbow consists of three joints: the ulnohumeral joint, radiocapitellar joint, and proximal radioulnar joint (PRUJ). Together, these three joints enable the elbow to flex and extend as a…

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