Posterior Tibial Tendon Tears in Young Competitive Athletes: Two Case Reports

2021-04-12T09:24:19-06:00

Unlike the Achilles tendon, it is uncommon for the posterior tibial tendon to not undergo acute rupture. This case study reports two patients who had operative treatment of a posterior tibial tendon tear. The study describes the surgical exploration and treatment of posterior tibial tendon injuries among the athletic community.

Posterior Tibial Tendon Tears in Young Competitive Athletes: Two Case Reports2021-04-12T09:24:19-06:00

Hamstring Strains in Athletes: Diagnosis and Treatment

2021-04-12T09:24:20-06:00

Hamstring stains are among the most common injuries and re-injuries in athletes. This study breaks down the steps to recovery after a hamstring strain. In most cases non-operative treatment is a viable option; in the case of a completely rupture surgery is recommended.

Hamstring Strains in Athletes: Diagnosis and Treatment2021-04-12T09:24:20-06:00

Chronic Leg Pain in Athletes

2021-04-12T09:24:21-06:00

Chronic leg pain has been a source of frustration for many athletes. Complaints of leg pain were typically labeled as shin splints and were accepted as a natural part of athletic participation. The development of sports medicine through technological advancements has allowed the term shin splints to become a more precise diagnosis. This study breaks down the term shin splints and determines adequate treatment options for a safe return to activity.

Chronic Leg Pain in Athletes2021-04-12T09:24:21-06:00
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