Conservative treatment of a tibialis posterior strain in a novice triathlete: a case report.

@article{Howitt2009ConservativeTO,
  title={Conservative treatment of a tibialis posterior strain in a novice triathlete: a case report.},
  author={Scott D Howitt and Sarah Jung and Nicole Hammonds},
  journal={The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={23-31}
}
OBJECTIVE To detail the progress of a novice triathlete with an unusual mechanism of a tibialis posterior strain who underwent successful conservative treatment and rehabilitation. Tibialis posterior tendon dysfunction will be discussed as it relates to the case. CLINICAL FEATURES The clinical features of tibialis posterior dysfunction are swelling and edema posterior to the medial malleolus with pain and an inability to weight bear. This injury may occur in endurance athletes such as… CONTINUE READING
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