Insights Sectors: Fitness & Sport

Aug 2, 2013

INSIGHT: Legal issues: What should a physiotherapist do when…

This hypothetical scenario considers the legal issues for a physiotherapist who relocates a sportsperson’s finger joint, in the absence of formal training. Athletes, both amateurs and professionals, commonly receive proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint injuries. Your netball captain dislocates the fourth PIP joint of her hand during a defensive training drill two nights before your semi-final. […]

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