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Review of Boxer's Fracture

Fractures of the fifth metacarpal neck are called Boxer's fractures and typically managed non surgically.

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Overview of Gout

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis and is caused by the presence of MSU crystals formed during prolonged hyperuricemia.

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A Case of Septic Arthritis

Septic arthritis is characterized by a infectious process involving one or more joints who's treatment requires antibiotics and surgical intervention

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Reviewing the EchoNous Kosmos Ultrasound

The EchoNous Kosmos ultrasound is a high quality, hand held, AI powered ultrasound with great utility for musculoskeletal ultrasound and procedures

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Understanding PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections are an autologous blood based injection used for a variety of orthopedic conditions.

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Shoulder injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA)

Shoulder injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA) is an uncommon phenomenon caused by an improper technique for intramuscular deltoid injections.

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What's in a Sport Medicine Doctor’s Bag?

Sports medicine physicians have to be ready for anything whether they are covering a game, a mass participation event such as a marathon, or…

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Special Tests for the Wrist Exam

The physical exam of the wrist should include a series of special tests to help diagnose the cause of the patients wrist pain.

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Chronic Hamstring Tendinopathy Review

Chronic hamstring tendinopathy is a common cause of ishchial pain that can be treated with physical therapy and also PRP injections.

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Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome

Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) is an underreported condition affecting the lower extremities in active individuals.

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Adductor Canal Block for Knee Osteoarthritis

The Adductor Canal Block represents a novel ultrasound guided procedure for treating the symptoms of knee osteoarthritis.

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Review of the Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

The development of lateral hindfoot pain and instability after an ankle injury can be suggestive of the sinus tarsi syndrome.

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Auricular Hematoma

Auricular hematoma introduction Auricular hematomas are a frequent complication of blunt force trauma to the external ear, often seen in contact sports such as…

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Special Tests for the Elbow Exam

The physical exam of the elbow should include a series of special tests to help diagnose the cause of the patients elbow pain.

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Review of Sesamoid Pain

Plantar surface forefoot pain is typically due to pain from the sesamoid bone.

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Axial Spondyloarthritis

Whenever dealing with athletes and back pain, providers should have awareness of inflammatory back pain (IBP) including spondyloarthritis.

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Herpes Gladiatorum in Athletes

Herpes Gladiatorum is a cutaneous infection with the herpes simplex virus seen in sports with lots of skin to skin contact, most commonly wrestling.

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Management of Recurrent Stingers

Stingers are commonly seen in tackle football and involve unilateral arm weakness and sensory loss.

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Emerging Treatment and Diagnostics for Concussion

There continues to be an evolving field in the diagnosis and management of persistent post concussive symptoms (PPCS).

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Common Toenail Injuries in Athletes

Athletes commonly endure injuries to their toenails and we will briefly review some of the most frequently encountered pathology.

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Pectoralis Major Tears

Tears of the pectoralis major occur can occur with weight lifting and may require surgery for full thickness tears.

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Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Hip

Diagnostic ultrasound of the hip can be used in both adults and children to diagnose disorders of the hip.

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Treatment Options for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is a common cause of medial arch foot pain and has a wide variety of treatment modalities that can be used.

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Plantar Plate Tear of the Lesser Toes

Plantar plate tears are a common cause of forefoot pain and can lead to a hammertoe deformity.

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Os trigonum syndrome

Os trigonum syndrome, sometimes called posterior ankle impingement syndrome, is a potentially underrecognized cause of posterior ankle pain.

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Chopart Complex Injuries

Chopart Complex Injuries, referring to injuries of the Chopart joint, range from sprains and soft tissue injuries all the way to fracture-dislocations.

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Carpal Tunnel Injections

Carpal tunnel Injections are one treatment modality used to treat patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

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Morel-Lavallee lesions

The Morel-Lavallee lesion (MLL) is a somewhat uncommon injury encountered in sports medicine practice and delays can occur that cause unwanted outcomes.

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A Review of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is a compressive neuropathy of the ulnar nerve most commonly at the level of the cubital tunnel

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Review on Dupuytren's Contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture is a fibroproliferative disease that forms band like contractures in the palm of the hand leading to finger contractures.

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The only open access sports medicine wiki.

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Test Bank

We hope you enjoy our board review test bank for the Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (CAQSM).

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