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Retro runner with ischial tuberosity enthesopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8467344     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In reviewing the literature, no studies were found reporting the use of retro running on flat and hilly terrain, which elicited enthesopathy (stress reaction) at the ischial tuberosity. Therefore, this case study of an atypical enthesopathy condition warrants careful scrutiny in order to generate future research. This case study describes the clinical management of a female runner with bilateral patellofemoral pain who self-initiated a program of backward running and stationary bicycling after reading an article about retro running in a runners' magazine. She subsequently developed ischial tuberosity enthesopathy verified by scintigraphy (bone scan). Her symptoms gradually resolved with physical therapy intervention. Eventually, she was able to forward jog 2 miles on flat surfaces without complaint of pain but did not resume retro running. This case not only suggests the need for further research in retro running kinetics and kinematics but highlights the proactive role health professionals must assume in injury prevention.
Authors:
M J Satterfield; K Yasumura; S H Abreu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0190-6011     ISO Abbreviation:  J Orthop Sports Phys Ther     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-13     Completed Date:  1993-05-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7908150     Medline TA:  J Orthop Sports Phys Ther     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  191-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Physical Therapy Section, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC 28307.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Bicycling / injuries
Cumulative Trauma Disorders / etiology*,  radionuclide imaging,  therapy
Exercise Therapy / methods
Female
Humans
Ischium / injuries*,  radionuclide imaging
Physical Education and Training / methods
Running / injuries*

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