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

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