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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 790626, 6 pages
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Clinical Study

Treatment of Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome according to the Fascial Distortion Model: A Prospective Case Control Study

1Department of Orthopaedics, University Medicine Rostock, Doberaner Street 142, 18057 Rostock, Germany
2Bundeswehr Centre of Sports Medicine, Dr.-Rau-Allee 32, 48231 Warendorf, Germany

Received 11 May 2014; Revised 8 September 2014; Accepted 9 September 2014; Published 14 October 2014

Academic Editor: Jörn Kircher

Copyright © 2014 Christoph Schulze et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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