May 192021 Table of Contents
THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 26 - NO. 5 - MAY 2021
25th Anniversary Commentary
Keeping Sports Safe
Physicians Should Take the Lead
William O. Roberts, MD
Foot Problems in Middle-Aged Patients
Keeping Active People Up to Speed
Active adults are susceptible to a wide variety of foot problems. Fortunately, the conservative treatments described in this generously illustrated article work most of the time.
Catherine M. Coady, MD; Nina Gow, MD; William Stanish, MD
Managing Abrasions and Lacerations
In sports, initial wound management depends partly on plans for return to play. Here is a review of the fundamentals of suturing and other aspects of wound care with special attention to issues in sports.
Aaron Rubin, MD
Achilles Tendon Nodule
Inflammation, Rupture, or Tumor?
When a 52-year-old man presented with a slowly growing mass on his Achilles tendon, histologic examination was the key to the diagnosis.
MAJ Daniel J. Schissel, MD; LTC Dirk M. Elston, MD
Vocal Cord Dysfunction
Don't Mistake It for Asthma
A young person who wheezes during activity has exercise-induced asthma, right? Not always. Vocal cord dysfunction—partial closing of the vocal cords during inspiration—closely mimics asthma. Confusing the two can be hard on the patient.
Susan M. Brugman, MD; Stephen M. Simons, MD
After the Fall: Symptoms in Bungee Jumpers
Of 100 people who made a bungee jump, 42 had medical complaints—all minor—afterward. Dizziness led the list of symptoms.
Craig C. Young, MD; William G. Raasch, MD; Melbourne D. Boynton, MD
Strength Training for Women
Debunking Myths That Block Opportunity
William P. Ebben, MS, MSSW, CSCS; Randall L. Jensen, PhD
Acute Dyspnea and a New Murmur in a Team Physician
A 61-year-old physician had transient dyspnea and palpitations while playing basketball, and the dyspnea recurred in ensuing weeks. What do his chest x-ray, ECG, and other clinical features suggest?
John D. Cantwell, MD; David T. Watson, MD; William A. Blincoe, MD; James R. Kauten, MD
Activating Internal Medicine
Ottawa Knee Rule Decreases Xrays;
High Fat Intake May Reduce Stroke Risk
Continuing Sportsmedicine Education
DHEA: Hype vs Facts
Lyme Disease: New Tools
CME Self Test
This test has expired, but additional CME credit available at https://www.physsportsmed.com/cme.htm
Sense and Food Sensitivity: Coping With Allergies and Food Intolerance
Susan M. Kleiner, PhD, RD
Timely Tips for Tennis Types
Lloyd Nesbitt, DPM
Index to Advertisers
Tub Cooling for Exertional Heatstroke
William O. Roberts, MD
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