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.
Read more When are C-Spine Radiographs Needed?
Although the patellofemoral joint is not a true articulation, is serves a very important purpose. As the largest sesamoid bone in the body, it forms the least congruent joint in the body.
Read more The Patella – More than Just a Sesamoid Bone
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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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.
Read more Are You Double Jointed?