oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Orthopaedic injuries: The role of the orthopaedic surgeon in the sports injury programme

Volume 1, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



While the orthopaedic surgeon is recognised as playing an important role in the treatment of sports injuries, he is often brought in as a last resort by a sportsman and his physician. A plea is made for greater involvement of this speciality in primary sports care.

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