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THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 26 - NO. 6 - JUNE 2021


25th Anniversary Commentary

Reviving Ethics in Sports
Time for Physicians to Act

Andrew Pipe, MD


Knee Arthritis in Active Individuals
Matching Treatment to the Diagnosis

Knee osteoarthritis is high on the list of problems that separate middle-aged and older people from their favorite physical activities. But conservative treatment, guided by careful diagnosis, can keep many patients active for a long time. And for those for whom conservative treatment no longer works, the surgical options are growing.

Paul A. Dowdy, MD; Brian J. Cole, MD; Christopher D. Harner, MD


Serious, Often Subtle, Finger Injuries
Avoiding Diagnosis and Treatment Pitfalls

Three common finger injuries—proximal interphalangeal joint injuries, mallet finger, and skier's thumb—present unique challenges. Plentiful illustrations, tables, and a treatment algorithm help point the way around the potential snags in managing these injuries.

James R. Lairmore, MD; William D. Engber, MD


Exercise Is Medicine

Exercise for Asthma Patients
Little Risk, Big Rewards

Far from being contraindicated, exercise is an important part of treatment for most asthma patients. Improved fitness can lower their airway reactivity and medication use, and all the other benefits of exercise come as a bonus.

Vincent Disabella, DO, with Carl Sherman

Patient Adviser
Your Guide to Exercising With Asthma

Vincent Disabella, DO, with Carl Sherman


Imaging Quiz
A New Cardiac Test for an Older Doctor

A physician accepted a free offer of an electron beam computed tomography scan of his heart. The results prompted further investigation.

John D. Cantwell, MD


Alternative Sports Medicine

When conventional medicine doesn't seem to help their musculoskeletal problems, many active patients turn to alternatives like acupuncture, massage, or magnet therapy. Here are profiles of six alternative therapies along with tips on how to talk to patients about them and where to get more information.

Jacqueline White


Departments


Editor's Notes
Living Longer and Healthier


Editorial Board/Staff


Continuing Sportsmedicine Education


News Briefs
Creatine Suppliments: Will Users Pay Later?


Noteworthy


Pearls


Highlights
Antileukotrienes for Asthma; MRI Unreliable for Knee Injuries?


Calendar


Classified Advertising


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Exercise Adviser
Exercise for Overweight Kids
Richard B. Parr, EdD


Index to Advertisers


Clinical Techniques
Making a Tension Night Splint for Plantar Fasciitis
Michael J. Petrizzi, MD, and Mark G. Petrizzi, MD, with Robert J. Roos


In an effort to provide information that is scientifically accurate and consistent with accepted standards of medical practice, the editors and publisher of The Physician and Sportsmedicine routinely consult sources believed to be reliable. However, readers are encouraged to confirm this information with other sources. For example and in particular, physicians are advised to consult the prescribing information in the manufacturer's package insert before prescribing any drug mentioned.


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