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Treatment of post-traumatic myositis ossificans of the anterior thigh with extracorporeal shock wave therapy

June 03, 2014

Objective: This case study demonstrates the effectiveness of a novel approach to the treatment of post-traumatic myositis ossificans with extracorporeal shockwave therapy in an elite athlete. Clinical Features: A 20 year-old male semiprofessional rugby player presented with progressive pain and loss of range of motion after sustaining a severe, right quadriceps contusion nine weeks earlier.

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