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Intra-examiner reliability of measurements of ankle range of motion using a modified inclinometer: a pilot study

August 22, 2017

A modified inclinometer was designed for measuring total ankle range of motion (ROM) in the standing position for a large future study. The purpose of this pilot study was to assess the intra-examiner reliability of this new device in order to see if the examiner would be able to produce equally reliable measurements with this

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Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease in the ankle joint: a case report

March 15, 2017

Objective: To detail the presentation of calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPPD) in the ankle joint. The aim of this case report is to inform health-care practitioners about the presentation of this condition in an uncommon location and discuss the diagnosis, potential treatment, and management strategies for a patient with CPPD. Clinical Features: A 36-year-old male

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Conservative management of posterior ankle impingement: a case report

June 10, 2016

Objective: To describe the pain and functional improvements of a patient with posterior ankle impingement following a treatment plan incorporating soft tissue therapy, chiropractic adjustment and a progressive rehabilitation program. Clinical Features: A 37-year- old male presented with posterolateral ankle pain exacerbated by plantar flexion two weeks after sustaining an inversion ankle sprain. Oedema was present and the patient was describing a sensation

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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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