Recent advances in sports medicine

Brukner, Peter D., Crossley, Kay M., Morris, Hayden, Bartold, Simon J. and Elliott, Bruce (2006) Recent advances in sports medicine. Medical Journal of Australia, 184 4: 188-193.

Author Brukner, Peter D.
Crossley, Kay M.
Morris, Hayden
Bartold, Simon J.
Elliott, Bruce
Title Recent advances in sports medicine
Journal name Medical Journal of Australia   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0025-729X
Publication date 2006-02-20
Year available 2006
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 184
Issue 4
Start page 188
End page 193
Total pages 6
Place of publication Strawberry Hills, NSW, Australia
Publisher Australasian Medical Publishing
Language eng
Subject 110604 Sports Medicine
Abstract Magnetic resonance imaging and arthroscopy of the hip have shown that labral injuries, chondral injuries, rim lesions, synovitis and tears of the ligament teres are common causes of hip, groin and low-back pain. Hip arthroscopy is used both as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool; it has been shown to be of benefit in recent traumatic labral injury, but disappointing in the management of chronic hip pain (which may be associated with degenerative change, and chondral lesions of the acetabulum). The McConnell multimodal physiotherapy regimen is effective in treating patellofemoral pain. Anterior cruciate ligament rupture is three to five times more common in women, but neuromuscular training appears to decrease its incidence. Patellar tendon and hamstring grafts appear to be equally effective in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Articular cartilage defects remain a significant problem, and the efficacy of treatments such as autologous chondrocyte implantation is still unclear.
Keyword Medicine - Australia
Q-Index Code C1
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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