It imparted insights on different sports injuries, including elbow problems such as Tennis elbow and Golfer's elbow, Tennis leg
, Achilles tendonitis, and their related management and mitigation techniques.
This edition has about 20 new chapters on topics like ACL injuries, tennis leg
, and heel pain; an expanded appendix on office rehabilitation; and new appendices on musculoskeletal radiography and joint and soft tissue injections.
3,4,5,6,7) Tennis leg is a relatively common clinical condition.
These findings suggest that the etiology of tennis leg can be caused by injury sustained by various tissues in isolation, or in combination.
Thus the literature demonstrates that injury to the plantaris muscle either on its own, or in combination with gastrocnemius, or soleus damage, can represent the cause of the clinical condition known as tennis leg.
Findings related to deep venous thrombosis in the calf can be mistaken for those of tennis leg and thus must be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of clinical findings suggestive of this condition.
Although an there are no studies specifically looking at the treatment of plantaris injury, early literature on "nonspecific" tennis leg has stated that simple conservative treatment is effective, and that permanent disability rarely results.