Case study: Avid runner with midfoot pain: Stress fracture? Lisfranc ligament injury? Synovitis? The description of this rare fracture of the first metatarsal bone illustrates the importance of history and investigation.
Shoulder joint instability often results from traumatic injuries that occur in young athletes participating in contact sports, according to a literature review in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Specific clinical Pilates exercise programs are as effective in reducing pain and disability and improving function in adults with chronic low back pain as are traditional general exercise programs when both are used by physiotherapists.
In a newly developed self-reported fitness survey intended to estimate fitness in adults aged 40 years and older, survey items in 4 fitness domains are correlated with analogous Senior Fitness Test items, indicating that participants can use the survey to self-report physical fitness accurately.
Physicians often are familiar with the clinical presentation and management of collateral ligament and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) strains or ruptures because these injuries occur somewhat frequently in active persons.
A long-term study of concussion and other head injuries in athletes will be conducted by the National Sport Concussion Outcomes Study Consortium, a new group that includes University of Michigan professors of neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and kinesiology.
Initial treatment of plantar fasciitis is based on finding ways to reduce stress applied to the plantar fascia. Surgery for plantar fasciitis may be indicated if prolonged attempts at nonoperative correction are unsuccessful.
The nature of fractures in athletics varies by the sport. This article describes a comprehensive approach to detection and management of the variety of fractures that can be incurred during play. More »
How Physicians Can Manage Unexpected Free Time Jennifer Frank, MD, October 22, 2013 Whether you have an unexpected patient no-show, or two hours before bed, figuring out how to spend spurts of free time can be a work-life balance stressor.