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Title:

Examination and treatment of pediatric injuries of the hip and pelvis

Author(s):

Waite BL, Krabak BJ

Year:

2008

Publication Info:

Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America, 19(2):305-318

Abstract:

Injuries to the hip and pelvis are the least common of lower extremity injuries in youth sports, but include many of the more serious conditions. This article describes the bone and soft-tissue conditions of the hip and pelvis that may present to health care providers caring for the pediatric and adolescent sporting population. The article discusses epidemiology, mechanisms, clinical presentation, evaluation, and treatment options.

Link to Article:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18395650


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