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SURFING REHABILITATION

A case study is presented of a 16-year old elite surfer with a tibia/fibula fracture, with special interest in the different steps in treatment and rehabilitation
Speaker: Konrad Slavinskis & Drew Slimmon
Recorded at: WCSM19 Torquay, Victoria, Australia
Lenght of video: 15:06

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