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Cheerleading injuries: A narrative review of the literature

May 23, 2014

Background: With its increase in participation rate and complex stunts and gymnastic-like maneuvers, cheerleading injuries are on the rise. Objective: A structured narrative review of the literature was performed to discover the status of the literature on a growing yet under recognized sport. Cheerleading injuries are described in terms of distribution, etiology, and prevention. Methods:

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Management approaches to acute muscular strain and hematoma in National level soccer players: a report of two cases

May 23, 2014

Objective: To detail the presentation of two elite female soccer players with right thigh pain that occurred during training. This article will outline the investigation, diagnosis and management of their cases. Clinical Features: The patients presented with anterior thigh pain following injuries incurred during training camp. Both were diagnosed with acute muscular strain and associated

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Diagnosis and rehabilitation of gastrocnemius muscle tear: a case report

May 07, 2014

Objective: This case study presents the epidemiology, etiology, diagnostic criteria, and therapeutic interventions for a common clinical condition- gastrocnemius injury. Clinical Features: A 44-year old male presented with acute calf pain with a palpable defect, loss of range of motion and loss of strength after sustaining a soft tissue injury to the lower leg. The

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