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Adolescent lumbar disc herniation in a Tae Kwon Do martial artist: a case report

July 04, 2014

Lumbar disc herniations are rare in children. The etiology and clinical picture may be different in children than in adults. Conservative management is the treatment of choice. Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art which is notorious for its high fast kicks. Tae Kwon Do will be an official Olympic sport in the year

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Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) detected in a chiropractic office: a case report

June 13, 2014

Objective: To report on a case of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), which is a somewhat rare condition but one that can present in a chiropractic clinic, particularly one with a musculoskeletal scope of practice. Case: This is a single case report of a 16-year-old adolescent male patient who presented with an 18-month history of

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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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Chronic costochondritis in an adolescent competitive swimmer: a case report

June 10, 2014

A search of the literature revealed that the torso sustains very few swimming injuries. Costochondritis is a poorly understood condition that presents as pain and tenderness on the costochondral or chondrosternal joints without swelling, and may result from increased pulling by adjoining muscles to this region of the chest wall. This case study describes the

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Talocalcaneal coalition in a 15 year old female basketball player

June 10, 2014

This case reports an adolescent athlete with activity related chronic bilateral dorsal foot pain and stiffness. A 15 year old competitive female basketball player presented to a chiropractor subsequent to an unsuccessful course of conservative treatment for posterior tibial dysfunction. The patient’s plain films were incorrectly read as normal and a CT scan obtained by

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