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Proper assessment of the subtalar joint is critical for foot and ankle evaluation. Yet, reliability of open kinetic chain goniometric measurements of the subtalar joint has been poor. Two alternative techniques, navicular height and calcaneal position with an inclinometer, have been reported in the literature but lack reliability assessment. The purpose of(More)
No data are available on the role of badgers in the ecology of Lyme borreliosis spirochetes in Europe. In a recent study describing validation of a molecular method allowing host DNA identification and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato detection in Ixodes ricinus, the simultaneous presence of B. afzelii DNA and of European badger (Meles meles) DNA was(More)
Theories on the etiology and management of myositis ossificans vary greatly. In this article, possible causative factors and treatment options are reviewed. We present a successful treatment regimen for myositis ossificans of the brachialis muscle in a 15-year-old football player. The treatment program emphasizes using joint mobilization and eccentric(More)
Health care reform will quite possibly change the delivery of physical therapy by demanding physical therapists to be more accountable for providing appropriate, yet cost-effective treatment. The purpose of this study was to retrospectively compare the results after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction between two groups of patients with(More)
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