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Tear of the acetabular labrum in an elite athlete
  1. D Binningsley
  1. Academy Chartered Physiotherapist, Middlesbrough Football Club, Training Headquarters, Rockcliffe Park, Hurworth Place, Nr Darlington DL2 2DH, UK; david{at}


    The case is reported of a professional footballer with a tear of the acetabular labrum. The clinical findings, treatment, and rehabilitation are described as well as a discussion of the difficulties of diagnosis.

    • acetabular labrum
    • muscle tear
    • diagnostic techniques

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