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Return to Play Following Achilles Tendon Rupture

Achilles tendon ruptures are typically treated conservatively with a return to play in 6 months.

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UCL Injuries in Quarterbacks

The elbow injury to Josh Allen is dominating headlines and we provide some insight and evaluate potential options and prognosis.

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Special Tests for Physical Exam of the Hip

Physical examination of the hip can be aided by focused special tests to help determine the cause of the patients pain.

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Stress Ultrasound of the UCL

Dynamic ultrasound can assess for partial tears in the anterior band of the UCL.

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Cuboid Stress Fractures

cuboid stress fractures introduction Though rare, an isolated cuboid stress fracture should be considered in a patient presenting with lateral foot pain. Overuse injuries…

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Gymnasts Wrist (Radial Epiphysitis)

Gymnast's Wrist, sometimes called radial epiphysitis, is an overuse injury which leads to inflammation of the growth plate of the distal radius.

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Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder MRI Findings

Adhesive capsulitis is an inflammatory process of the GH joint and diagnosis is aided with the use of an MRI.

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Subtalar Osteoarthritis

Subtalar osteoarthritis (STOA) is often secondary to chronic ankle sprains or trauma, which seriously affects the quality of life of patients.

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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 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 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 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 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

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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All Resources

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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