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Funky treatments in elite sports people; do they just buy rehabilitation time?
  1. Jill Cook*
  1. 1 Deakin university, Australia
  1. Correspondence to: Jill L Cook, Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Deakin UNiversity, 221 Burwood Highway, Melbourne, 3025, Australia; jill.cook{at}


Evidence based treatments exist for many sports injuries; for example reconstruction of the ACL is clinically effective and has evidence to support it. Other injuries that have a more difficult, recurrent or variable time course to recovery, for example muscle strains, tendon injuries and bone stress, have more limited evidence.

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