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A four year prospective study of injuries in elite Ontario youth provincial and national soccer players during training and matchplay

December 01, 2014

Introduction: With over 200 million amateur players worldwide, soccer is one of the most popular and internationally recognized sports today. By understanding how and why soccer injuries occur we hope to reduce prevalent injuries amongst elite soccer athletes. Methods: Via a prospective cohort, we examined both male and female soccer players eligible to train with the Ontario Soccer Association provincial program between the ages

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Posterior tibialis tendonopathy in an adolescent soccer player: a case report

June 10, 2014

Objective: Detail the progress of an adolescent soccer player with right-sided chronic medial foot pain due to striking an opponent’s leg while kicking the ball. The patient underwent diagnostic ultrasound and a conservative treatment plan. Clinical Features: The most important features were hindfoot varus, forefoot abduction, flatfoot deformity, and inability to single leg heel raise

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Acute compartment syndrome of the foot in a soccer player: a case report

June 03, 2014

Objective: To present the diagnostic and clinical features including management of acute compartment syndrome (ACS) of the foot and to create a sense of emergency amongst clinicians of this rare and dangerous condition. Clinical Features: A 28-year old male soccer player on acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and verapamil presented with severe swelling, paresthesia, and pain in

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A 14-year-old competitive, high-level athlete with unilateral low back pain: case report

May 23, 2014

Objective: To detail the presentation of a male adolescent competitive high-level soccer player with left sided low back pain that occurred while playing soccer. This case will outline the importance of early detection, risk of progression and management of active spondylolysis in adolescent athletes. Clinical Features: The patient initially presented to a chiropractic sport specialist

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Management approaches to acute muscular strain and hematoma in National level soccer players: a report of two cases

May 23, 2014

Objective: To detail the presentation of two elite female soccer players with right thigh pain that occurred during training. This article will outline the investigation, diagnosis and management of their cases. Clinical Features: The patients presented with anterior thigh pain following injuries incurred during training camp. Both were diagnosed with acute muscular strain and associated

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