Rib stress fracture in a golfer.


Upper back and shoulder pain is a common presentation at sports medicine offices. While lower extremity stress fractures predominate, upper extremity and, in particular, rib stress fractures often are overlooked and underdiagnosed. This is not an insignificant concern, as one study of 169 stress fractures found the ribs to be the third most common location… (More)
DOI: 10.1249/JSR.0b013e3181cb12df


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@article{Bugbee2010RibSF, title={Rib stress fracture in a golfer.}, author={Samuel Bugbee}, journal={Current sports medicine reports}, year={2010}, volume={9 1}, pages={40-2} }