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Thumb injuries are next to knee injuries the most common injury in downhill skiing today. In this material they constituted 17% of all skiing injuries. Three-fourths of the thumb injuries were lesions of the ulnar collateral ligament of the metacarpophalangeal joint. Compared to a control population consisting of 1619 randomly chosen uninjured skiers, we(More)
In an easily practicable method of measuring the motion range in the ankle under load, the patient is asked to put his foot on a 30-cm-high stool and then lean forward as much as possible without lifting his heel from the supporting stool. In this position the knee is flexed and the greater part of the body weight is on the examined foot. Dorsal extension(More)
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