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Septic olecranon and prepatellar bursitis in hockey players: a report of three cases

December 08, 2016

Septic bursitis (SB) is an important differential diagnosis in athletes presenting with an acute subcutaneous swelling of the elbow or knee. Prompt recognition is essential to minimize recovery time and prevent the spread of infection. Due to the significant overlap in clinical features, it is often difficult to differentiate SB from non-septic bursitis (NSB) without

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Can injury in major junior hockey players be predicted by a pre-season functional movement screen – a prospective cohort study

December 01, 2014

Background: The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is a tool that is commonly used to predict the occurrence of injury. Previous studies have shown that a score of 14 or less (with a maximum possible score of 21) successfully predicted future injury occurrence in athletes. No studies have looked at the use of the FMS to predict injuries in hockey players. Objective: To

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Concussions in the NHL: A narrative review of the literature

December 01, 2014

Ice hockey has been identified as a sport with a high risk for concussions. Given the health sequelae associated with the injury, a great deal of attention has been placed on its diagnosis, management and return-to play protocols. The highest level of ice hockey in North America is played in the National Hockey League (NHL), and concussions pose a serious threat

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Conservative management of symptomatic Carpal Bossing in an elite hockey player: a case report

June 13, 2014

Objective: To present the characteristics and create awareness of symptomatic carpal bossing and discuss potential etiologies and the role of conservative management through the presentation of an athlete with traumatic onset of symptomatic carpal bossing. Clinical features: This case report outlines the presentation and conservative management of an elite eighteen year old hockey player with

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The ability of parents to accurately report concussion occurrence in their bantam-aged minor hockey league children

June 13, 2014

Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the ability of hockey parents/guardians to recognize concussion symptoms in their 13–14 year old (Bantamaged) children. Outcome Measures: The outcome measures were the ability to recognize different signs and symptoms listed on the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) as well as 8 detractors consisting of signs

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