Sports injuries in adults: overview of clinical examination and management

DC Janse van Rensburg, K Nolte
2011 South African Family Practice  
A wide variety of anatomical structures can be involved in a sports injury. To return to play as soon as possible is of utmost importance to an athlete, and in order to achieve this, a correct, all-inclusive diagnosis, a well-focused treatment plan, and a management plan that strives to offer protection are essential. This article aims to give an overview of acute and overuse (chronic) sports injuries in adults, the approach to an accurate diagnosis and the management strategies that are available.
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doi:10.1080/20786204.2011.10874055 fatcat:foz4se7cvfauvaab6g7rkimo6y