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Golf-related stress fractures: a structured review of the literature

June 13, 2014

Background: Stress fractures are troublesome injuries. Sites of occurrence are activity-related and specific anatomical sites are endemic to certain sports. Little is known about stress fracture patterns in golf. Objective: A structured review of the literature was conducted to identify the occurrence and injury sites of golf-related stress fractures. Methods: A literature search of MEDLINE,

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Lateral epicondylosis and calcific tendonitis in a golfer: a case report and literature review

June 03, 2014

Objective: To detail the progress of a young female amateur golfer who developed chronic left arm pain while playing golf 8 months prior to her first treatment visit. Clinical Features: Findings included pain slightly distal to the lateral epicondyle of the elbow, decreased grip strength, and positive orthopedic testing. Diagnostic ultrasound showed thickening of the

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Rehabilitation and treatment of a recreational golfer with hip osteoarthritis: a case report

May 30, 2014

Objective: This case study reviews the conservative chiropractic treatment of hip osteoarthritis (OA) and the prescription of a rehabilitation program for a recreational golfer. Clinical features: A 49-year-old registered nurse/ college instructor presented with a five year history of left hip OA and pain, recent right hip pain and occasional low back stiffness. Once her

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