Sports Injuries book cover

Sports Injuries

Examination, Imaging & Management

The book outlines management implications of observations made at clinical examination and imaging of patients presenting with sports related musculoskeletal ailments. It clearly reviews typical findings of sports related injuries at clinical examination and at integrated imaging, including radiographs, ultrasound and MRI. The aim is to clearly define the practical implications of findings identified at MRI and ultrasound in patients with sports injuries.

Audience
The book is aimed at sports medicine physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists, and to a lesser extent at radiologists both in training and in practice. The book will also be suitable for medical students as part of the module on musculoskeletal medicine.
Will also be useful to physiotherapists.

Hardbound, 528 Pages

Published: December 2006

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10203-5

Contents

  • 1. Mechanisms of injury and tissue healing
    2 . Mechanisms of diagnosis
    3. Mechanisms of treatment
    4. Acute injury management
    5 . The pelvis, hip & groin
    6. The knee and calf
    7. The foot and ankle
    8. The shoulder
    9. The elbow
    10. The wrist and hand
    11. The spine
    12. The head, neck, thorax and abdomen
    13. Pre-participation medical assessment and drugs in sport

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