Physical examination and imaging of the acute multiple ligament knee injury

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2008-11
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Manske, Robert C.
Prohaska, Daniel
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Manske, Robert C. and Daniel Prohaska. 2008. Physical examination and imaging of the acute multiple ligament knee injury. North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 3(4): pp.191-197

Abstract

Examination and evaluation of the patient a with multiple ligament injured knee is a complicated process and best done in a methodical, comprehensive fashion with a particular emphasis placed on assessment of supporting soft tissues. Tissues that can be damaged during this devastating injury include bones, ligaments, meniscus, articular cartilage, and neurovascular structures. Uses of diagnostic imaging and the physical examination process will be described in this article.

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