A 40 year old man presents describing sudden calf pain that occurred when he was playing tennis. Describe and interpret his ultrasound
A 38 year old patient with diabetes and end-stage renal failure presents with arm pain and sepsis. You are asked whether there is a drainable collection.
I stepped off my back decking into a hole the dog had carefully manicured in the lawn. A combination of plantar flexion and inversion resulted in a rather swollen ankle you see in the first image. I managed it conservatively but at 6 weeks it still felt a bit boggy and unstable. A case of physician scan thyself
An 58 year old intravenous drug user presents several days after attempting to inject in to the back of his hand. There is a fluctuant red hot swelling over the dorsum of the hand and wrist and you are asked whether this is a tendon sheath collection.
A 62 year old male attended the Emergency Department after tripping on the bottom step whilst ascending a flight of stairs. He has bilateral knee pain and has been unable to walk since the incident.
A 45 year old man falls off his son's skateboard. He describes a sudden pain in the back of his calf and now has some swelling and clinically you suspect Achilles tendon rupture.
A 22 year old man is brought in by ambulance after a rugby injury - he was sandwiched between two players. He is complaining of left lower anterolateral chest pain worse with inspiration.
Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions discusses and demonstrates a range of taping techniques and complaints