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Title:

Sports and performing arts medicine: 2. Lower extremity injuries

Author(s):

Harrast, M., Storm, S., Finnoff, J. , Willick, S., & Akau, C

Year:

2009

Publication Info:

PM&R: The Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation, 1(3):S60-66

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE: This self-directed learning module highlights lower limb sports and performing arts injuries. It is part of the study guide on sports and performing arts medicine in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Using a case vignette format, this article specifically focuses on hip, knee and ankle pain in athletes and performing artists. The goal of this article is to influence the learner's existing practice techniques for evaluating and managing common lower limb injuries in these populations.

Link to Article:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19627974

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