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Conservative management of an elite ice hockey goaltender with femoroacetabular impingement (FAI): a case report

December 16, 2015

Objective: To detail the presentation of an elite male ice hockey goaltender with cam-type femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and acetabular labral tears. This case will outline the prevalence, clinical presentation, imaging criteria, pathomechanics, and management of FAI, with specific emphasis on the ice hockey goaltender. Clinical Features: A 22-year old retired ice hockey goaltender presented to

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A posterior ring apophyseal fracture and disc herniation in a 21-year-old competitive basketball player: a case report

December 16, 2015

Objective: To describe the diagnosis and management of a competitive male basketball player with discogenic low back pain and presence of an old posterior ring apophyseal fracture (PRAF). This case will highlight the importance of early recognition and considerations regarding patient management for this differential of radiating low back pain. Clinical Features: A 21-year-old provincial

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Guyon Canal Syndrome: lack of management in a case of unresolved handlebar palsy

December 01, 2014

Objective: To present the clinical diagnostic features including management of Guyon canal syndrome in a case with unresolved sensory deficits in a young female cyclist. Clinical Presentation: After 14 days of cycling across Canada, a 23-year old female experienced sensory loss, followed by atrophy and a “claw” hand appearance of her left hand. Intervention and Outcome: Treatment included cervical chiropractic manipulation, soft tissue therapy and

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Juvenile Osteochondritis Dissecans in a 13-year-old male athlete: A case report

December 01, 2014

Objective: To present the clinical management of juvenile osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the knee and highlight the importance of a timely diagnosis to optimize the time needed for less invasive, non-operative therapy. Clinical Features: A 13-year-old provincial level male soccer player presenting with recurrent anterior knee pain despite ongoing manual therapy. Intervention and Outcome: A multidisciplinary, nonoperative treatment approach was utilized to promote natural

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Psoas Major: a case report and review of its anatomy, biomechanics, and clinical implications

June 13, 2014

A 25-year-old male professional hockey player with right sided hip pain was diagnosed with myofascopathy of the right psoas major and rectus femoris. The patient maintained a conservative treatment regimen and was prescribed a four week active strengthening program. The program progressed from resisted concentric exercise to eccentric abduction/adduction exercises along with balance training, core

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