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Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2011 Jan;28(1):189-201. doi: 10.1016/j.cpm.2010.09.005.

Physical therapy and rehabilitation of the foot and ankle in the athlete.

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Physical Therapy Department, University Foot and Ankle Institute, 26357 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355, USA. suzanne@footankleinstitute.com

Abstract

Foot and ankle injuries in athletes are common. Physical therapy plays a fundamental role in the management of sports injuries. The purpose of this article is to (1) raise awareness for using physical therapy for treatment of foot and ankle injuries in athletes, (2) discuss considerations specific to athletes during the rehabilitation process, and (3) increase the reader's knowledge about the in-depth role of physical therapy in the management of foot and ankle injuries in athletes.

PMID:
21276526
DOI:
10.1016/j.cpm.2010.09.005
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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