Index to Chiropractic Literature
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  Title Chiropractic management of myositis ossificans traumatica: A case report [case report]
Journal JACA Online. 2012 Jul-Aug;49(4):Online access only p 16-24
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: To provide chiropractic care for the symptomatic relief of pain associated with myositis ossificans traumatica.

Clinical Features: A 13-year-old male rugby player presented with left thigh pain, limited mobility, interference with sleep, and inability to train. Heterotopic ossification (HO) was noted on x-ray.

Intervention: Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, soft-tissue technique, home exercises, and swimming.
Outcome: There was a significant reduction in pain after the first visit. After 2 weeks, pain was gone and range of motion was normal. Normal training was resumed in 1 month. 

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