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Management of Posterior Hip Dislocations

osterior hip dislocations are frequently encountered in sports and sports medicine physicians should be familiar with management.

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Review of Meniscus Root Tears

Tearing of the meniscus roots can lead to articular cartilage damage and early knee osteoarthritis.

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Case Report: 5th Metatarsal Fracture

5th Metatarsal Fractures commonly occur in the foot and management depends on the location of the fracture.

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buckle vs greenstick fracture
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Buckle and Greenstick Fractures of the Distal Radius

Sports medicine providers should be comfortable with the differences between fractures of the adult forearm and the pediatric forearm.

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Dextrose Prolotherapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

Dextrose prolotherapy is a promising treatment option for patients with knee osteoarthritis.

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Case Report: Trimalleolar Fracture

Trimalleolar ankle fractures are 3-part ankle fractures which require surgical fixation.

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Review of Ganglion Cysts

Ganglion cysts are commonly found on the dorsum of the wrist and typically treated by aspiration or surgery.

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Emerging Treatment Options for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is an underdiagnosed condition and emerging treatments show promising results.

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The Suprascapular Nerve Block

The suprascapular nerve block can be used to treat a variety of shoulder conditions including adhesive capsulitis and shoulder dislocation.

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Review of the Traumatic Boutonniere Deformity

Boutonniere deformities are typically caused by an acute injury to the central slip that leads to the characteristics boutonniere deformity.

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special tests for sacroiliac joint pain
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Special Tests for Sacroiliac Pain

The sacroiliac joint (SIJ) has been estimated to contribute to pain in as much as 38% of cases of lower back pain.

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Review of Scuba Diving Injuries

Scuba diving injuries are fairly common and can range from benign to life threatening. Physicians should be prepared to recognize and treat them.

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Review on Injury to the Sagittal Bands

Injury to the sagittal bands are common in Boxer's and can lead to subluxation and dislocation of the extensor tendon.

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Treatment of GH Osteoarthritis
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Treatment of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis

Degenerative changes of the glenohumeral (GH) or shoulder joint are found in 17% of patients with shoulder pain and the rate is increasing.

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a case of transverse patella fracture
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A Case of a Transverse Patella Fracture

A patient presents with a transverse patella fracture and you must determine if their extensor mechanism is intact?

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Special Tests for the Shoulder Exam

The shoulder exam can be challenging in patients and confidence in your special tests skills can help improve diagnostic accuracy.

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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
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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
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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 arthritis
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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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elbow exam special tests
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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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For medical students, residents, fellows and attending physicians. Also for athletic trainers, physical therapists and all members of the sports medicine team!

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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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