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Figure 1: Salter-Harris classification

Advice for the young at heart

in Sports injury treatment

Young athletes are not simply ‘mini adults’. With that in mind, Kay Robinson discusses the common injuries occurring at joint surfaces in young athletes, and describes how these injuries can be prevented through appropriate management of athlete development MORE

Lateral tibial plateau bruise

in Knee injuries, Knee pain, Sports injury treatment

I am a big advocate of keeping things simple, but doing those simple things as well as possible well. This case study is an illustration of when simple interventions needed to be taken to the next level. In this case an 18 year old professional soccer player sustained an unusual injury to his (L) knee.... MORE

Can anyone offer any advice on a Knee Cartilage...

in Athletics injuries, Gymnastics injuries, Knee injuries, Knee pain, Musculoskeletal injuries, Overtraining injuries, Running injuries, Sports injury treatment, Surfing injuries

After 5 years of ‘icing and elevating’, 2 lots of physiotherapy and a failed Arthroscopy I have finally been told that I will be needing a Cartilage Transplant…. I’ve also been told that I have to completely give up dance (which I have done for 15 years), that I won’t be able to surf anymore... MORE

Upper Limb Screening Tests

in Sports injury treatment

A while ago, a series of lower limb screening tests for soccer players was published in one issue of SIB. I found this very useful and informative. Has there been, or is there any intention of publishing a similar article for the upper limb? MORE



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