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osteochondritis dissecans

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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Osteochondral lesion of the talus in a recreational athlete:a case report

July 07, 2014

A 23-year-old recreational male athlete presented with intermittent pain of three weeks duration, localized to the left ankle. Pain was aggravated by walking, although his symptoms had not affected the patient?tm)s jogging activity which was performed three times per week. Past history revealed an inversion sprain of the left ankle, sustained fifteen months previously. Examination

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