TITLE

Common Musculoskeletal Disorders in Women

AUTHOR(S)
McClure, Shannon K.; Adams, Julie E.; Dahm, Diane L.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2005, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p796
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Women are prone to certain orthopedic conditions and may present to their primary care physician for treatment. An appreciation of the physiological and anatomical differences between women and men and the musculoskeletal conditions that commonly affect active women can aid the physician in diagnosis and treatment. We discuss common musculoskeletal conditions of active women including those affecting the low back, knee, shoulder, and foot. We also discuss common stress fractures seen in women. Various treatment and prevention strategies are reviewed and include physical therapy, bracing, medications, and surgery.
ACCESSION #
17341366

 

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