December 2021 Table of Contents
THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 30 - NO. 12 - DECEMBER 2021
NEWS AND ANALYSIS
Diversify Your Primary Care Practice
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD
Wrestling Rules Pin Harmful Weight Cutting
A Fine Olympic Flu-Busting Performance
Exercise Helps Gulf War Veterans' Symptoms
Best of the Literature
Pushing Walking to Work
Sham Osteoarthritis Surgery Mimicry
Wrist Protectors Nip Snowboarding Injuries
Rhythmic Gymnasts' Growth Delay
Aortic Valvular Disease in Active Patients
Overcoming Diagnostic and Management Challenges
Patients with known aortic valvular disease require fine-tuning of activity participation and possible valve replacement. Frequent monitoring is essential.
Paul D. Thompson, MD
Acute Ankle Sprains
Keys to Diagnosis and Return to Play
A detailed patient history helps avoid unnecessary x-ray studies and assists in identifying associated injuries. A four-phase rehabilitation program offers concrete goals and gives patients more realistic expectations about return to play.
Steven J. Anderson, MD
Shoulder Dislocation in Young Athletes
Current Concepts in Management
Managing shoulder dislocations is a vital skill, because so many young athletes later resustain the injury. Nonsurgical treatment still has many benefits; however, arthroscopic repair is becoming an increasingly attractive option.
Maxwell C. Park, MD; Theodore A. Blaine, MD; William N. Levine, MD
A Unique Leg Injury in a Dancer
A 19-year-old avid modern dancer had knee pain that worsened despite conservative treatment. Imaging studies helped diagnose the injury found in her left femur. Unusual biomechanical demands may have contributed to this injury.
Deborah Cudnowski, MD; Peter J. Carek, MD, MS
FOR YOUR PATIENTS
When to Return to Play After an Ankle Sprain
Steven J. Anderson, MD
Simplified Tennis Elbow Treatment
Nine 'P' Chest X-Ray Checkoff
CME Self Test
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