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Sports injuries and surgeries should be “POLICED”:
P Protection (ie, bracing, splint, immobilization, tape, compression)
OL Optimal loading (ie, pool, elliptical, antigravity treadmill, stationary bicycle)I
Ice (ie, cryotherapy with and without compression)
C “Core” strength (ie, gluteal muscle strengthening)
E Education (ie, exercises, biofeedback, coaching); evidenced-based
D Diet (ie, vitamin D, other factors).