This book comprises an encyclopedic look at the emerging sports medicine specialty, concentrating on the lower extremity. It covers problems relating to children as well as adults and takes in areas like nutrition, injury prevention, and training and conditioning. Anatomy and normal movement are discussed in detail. Injuries are dealt with both by region and by sport/activity. Written by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians--all experts in their fields.Complete RuptureaAcute In an athlete, acute complete rupture is best treated with primary repair. ... A rupture of the posterior tibial tendon causes immediate breakdown of the medial longitudinal arch with unrestrained pronation-so-called anbsp;...
|Title||:||Sports Medicine of the Lower Extremity|
|Author||:||Steven I. Subotnick|
|Publisher||:||W B Saunders Company - 1999|