The combination of mechanism of injury, clinical signs and symptoms, as well as a positive labral test will help identify a labral concern.
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The Canadian Spine Rules and the NEXUS Spine Rules provide important algorithms to determine if radiographs are needed.
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There are several tests available for assessing the return to play. Six lower extremity functional tests are discussed to assess strength, symmetry, balance, and/or agility.
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There are 3 arches of the foot that provide both mobility and stability to ambulate. There are at least 3 tests that can be used to assess varying types of mobility (or lack of mobility) of the ankle and foot: navicular drop, Coleman block, and windlass test.
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When joint hypermobility is bilateral, one needs to explore systemic issues. Connective tissue disorders may be a contributing factor. The Beighton tests can help assess the magnitude of joint laxity.
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