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Two cases of medial knee pain involving the medial coronary ligament in adolescents treated with conservative rehabilitation therapy

June 06, 2014

Objective: This case study chronicled the assessment, treatment and management of two adolescent patients presenting with acute knee pain, diagnosed as medial meniscus tear, with or without a medial collateral ligament sprain, with coronary ligament involvement. Cases: Patient 1: A 16 year old male football player presented with right medial knee pain of 2 days

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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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Effect of bracing or surgical treatments on balance control in idiopathic scoliosis: three case studies

May 21, 2014

Scoliosis is the most frequent spinal deformity among adolescents. In 80 % of cases, it is defined as idiopathic as no individual cause has been identified. However, several factors linked to Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) have been identified and are under investigation. One of these factors is neurological dysfunction. Increase in body sway has been

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Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis in a 13 year old female athlete: a case report

May 07, 2014

Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is an extremely rare skeletal disorder in the younger population. It presents with multifocal bony lesions that often mimic more sinister diagnoses such as infection or neoplasm. The cause of this condition remains unknown and there is limited evidence on effective treatments. In this case, a 13-year-old female athlete presented

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