Stress Fractures, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine

Stress Fractures, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine

by Christopher C. Kaeding
     
 

You say it to patients who present with vague, unexplained muscle soreness that hasn't been getting better for awhile: "Looks like you did too much too soon." Stress fractures are common injuries in the elite and everyday athlete who didn't listen to his body and pushed it too far for too long. Christopher C. Kaeding, M.D., FACSM, the director of the division

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Overview

You say it to patients who present with vague, unexplained muscle soreness that hasn't been getting better for awhile: "Looks like you did too much too soon." Stress fractures are common injuries in the elite and everyday athlete who didn't listen to his body and pushed it too far for too long. Christopher C. Kaeding, M.D., FACSM, the director of the division of sports medicine at Ohio State University put together a comprehensive Sports Medicine issue that reviews diagnosis and treatment for the not-so-common upper extremity stress fractures and lower extremity fractures, non-surgical treatment options, management, surgical options, classification of grading types, return-to-play and pharmacological options. You'll refer to this issue often.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416033813
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Series:
Clinics: Orthopedics Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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