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Caitlin Brinkman, Shelby E. Baez, Francesca Genoese and Johanna M. Hoch

Clinical Scenario Nearly 4 million sports-related injuries occur each year. 1 Sports-related injuries often require musculoskeletal rehabilitation to allow athletes to return to previous levels of sports participation. 2 Throughout the rehabilitation process, emphasis is traditionally placed on

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Courtney W. Hess, Stacy L. Gnacinski and Barbara B. Meyer

, has prompted a growing demand for evidence (i.e., empirical research, professional practice knowledge) to inform practice in sport-injury rehabilitation. Despite consistent efforts toward improved evidence-based practice, sport-injury rehabilitation outcomes remain suboptimal at best. For example, in

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Mary Lynn Manduca and Stephen J. Straub

normal concentration of platelets in an injured area to promote healing and decrease recovery time. 3 Despite the proposed benefits, the effect of PRP on hamstring injuries is unclear. Focused Clinical Question Does the combination of PRP injection and rehabilitation decreased recovery time of acute

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Özlem Feyzioğlu, Özgul Öztürk, Bilsen Sirmen and Selim Muğrabi

causes may be the reasons for this injury. 4 Rehabilitation after ACL reconstruction (ACLR) for professional athletes is both a long and costly process. 5 If rehabilitation is not initiated in the early period, there is a greater likelihood of complications in the process of returning to preinjury

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Steven Nagib and Shelley W. Linens

, including dizziness, persisting greater than 10 days, is diagnosed with postconcussion syndrome (PCS). 2 Prolonged dizziness can also increase risk of falls, automobile accidents, interrupted workdays, dysfunctional gait, and a delay in return to activity and sport. 1 Vestibular rehabilitation therapy

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Ian McGinnis, Justin Cobb, Ryan Tierney and Anne Russ

within 1 month. 8 For dizziness and imbalance caused by concussion that do not resolve spontaneously within this time frame, vestibular rehabilitation is thought to bring about symptom resolution. The cause of these symptoms must be determined as either central or peripheral. Central causes include

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Selvin Balki and Hanım Eda Göktas¸

during football matches on synthetic turf fields is ACL injury among the active male population in Turkey. 2 In more than half of the persons with ACL injury, the reconstruction procedures are administered in the management of the injury. 3 The principal goal of the early rehabilitation of ACL

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Kym Joanne Price, Brett Ashley Gordon, Kim Gray, Kerri Gergely, Stephen Richard Bird and Amanda Clare Benson

during recovery ( Ades et al., 2006 ; Oldridge & Stump, 2004 ). Therefore, patients entering cardiac rehabilitation have a considerably lower (by approximately 60% in males) exercise capacity than age-matched individuals free of coronary heart disease ( Ades et al., 2006 ). This concurs with self

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Vincenzo Ricci and Levent Özçakar

and the allied health professional plan a specific rehabilitation program. In this sense, ultrasound (US) imaging is the first-level diagnostic tool that allows visualization of the hemorrhagic/edematous collection in an ideal time window of 36 to 48 hours after the trauma, and it can also be very

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Kristina Amrani, Andrew Gallucci and Marshall Magnusen

rehabilitation team. Over two million athletes compete in the sport of tennis at various levels worldwide. At the elite and professional levels, tennis players must possess advanced physical, mental, and emotional skills. Additionally, elite tennis athletes exhibit an intricate combination of strength, power