Common Injuries in Triathletes: Diagnosis and Treatment

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Lesson Plan

Sports medicine doctor Naomi Albertson M.D. outlines five common injuries found in triathletes. Starting from the neck and moving down to the feet, learn what causes these common injuries, how they present and are diagnosed, and how they are best treated.

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  • Describe common injuries in swimmers, runners, and cyclists present and are diagnosed.
  • Define how injuries are best treated and managed.
  • Summarize highlighted conditions: cervical radiculopathy, shoulder impingement/bursitis/tendonitis, iliotibial band syndrome (snapping knee/snapping hip), patellofemoral pain syndrome, and plantar fasciitis

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Course Outline: (1 hour)
Introduction, outline/objectives – (3 min)
Cervical radiculopathy, anatomy (6 min)
Swimmers and Cyclists (5 min)
Compression Test, Shoulder Relief Test (2 min)
Case Study Swimmer / Treatment – (4 min)
Injuries in Cyclists – (2 min)
Shoulder Impingement – (4 min)
Swimmers, case study – (3 min)
Iliotibial band syndrome – (3 min)
Runners – (9 min)
Physical Exam, treatment – (6 min)
Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis – (2 min)
Exercises – (5 min)

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Naomi Albertson, MDNaomi Albertson, MD

Dr. Naomi L. Albertson is Board Certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and specializes in the non-surgical management of musculoskeletal problems, sports injuries, concussion management, and the treatment of osteopenia and osteoporosis. She is a frequent speaker on the latest in medical research and how it is practically applied to patient care. One of Dr. Albertson's favorite aspects of her profession is helping people of all ages stay active and living the lifestyle they want. Currently she specializes in sports medicine and musculoskeletal conditions at the Reno Orthopedic Clinic. She is also the owner of Dr. Ni’s, a supplement company focused on providing frame support for middle age and beyond.

Common Injuries in Triathletes: Diagnosis and Treatment