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Post-operative rehabilitation of a distal biceps brachii tendon reattachment in a weightlifter: a case report.

December 20, 2018

Objective: To describe the successful rehabilitation of a distal biceps brachii tendon reattachment following an acute traumatic tendon rupture. Clinical Features: A 30-year-old weightlifter presented five days post-op after a left distal biceps tendon repair. A three month one pound weight-restriction was recommended by the attending surgeon. Active and passive elbow and wrist range of

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Delayed diagnosis of an isolated posterolateral corner injury: a case report

December 08, 2016

Introduction: Isolated injuries to the posterolateral corner of the knee are a rare and commonly missed injury associated with athletic trauma, motor vehicle accidents, and falls. Delayed or missed diagnoses can negatively impact patient prognosis, contributing to residual instability, chronic pain, and failure of surgical repair to other ligaments. Case Presentation: A 44-year-old male CrossFit

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The clinical and biomechanical effects of fascialmuscular lengthening therapy on tight hip flexor patients with and without low back pain

December 02, 2014

Background: Many patients have tight hip flexors with or without low back pain. Manual fascial-muscular lengthening therapy (FMLT) is one commonly used treatment for this population. Objective: Investigate the clinical and  biomechanical effects of manual FMLT on tight hip flexor patients with and without low back pain. Methods: A nonrandomized trial, before-and-after experiment with multiple baselines conducted on two different patient populations: 1)

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Chiropractic rehabilitation of spinal pain patients: principles, practices and outcome data

July 09, 2014

Objective: To review basic principles and practices of chiropractic rehabilitation for spine pain patients and to present data on outcomes of an active care program. Design: Pre-post statistical comparisons of patient outcomes in a 6-week program of active care. Setting: Rehabilitation clinic. Participants: a convenience sample of seventy-three work-injured spine-pain patients from January 1993 to

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Rehabilitation – an addition to standard chiropractic management for chronic low back pain

July 09, 2014

A case of chronic vertebrogenic low back pain of biomechanical origin characterized by intermittent radiculitis and truck muscle insufficiency is presented. Initial allopathic and chiropractic management provided only palliative relief. A three-month program of in-office rehabilitation including progressive/resistance exercise was administered in conjunction with spinal manipulation. This program proved effective in reducing the patient’s low

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