Donald is a 43-year-old secondary school teacher who presents with severe pain in his right groin. The pain has developed quite quickly over the past month or so, and is now limiting his ability to walk and particularly to rise from a chair.
07 December 2018
Low back pain is a significant global issue for both patients and the health system.
05 December 2018
Anderson, 20, presents with three weeks of burning pain and paraesthesia along the medial sole of his left foot, radiating into the big toe. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
05 November 2018
Leon, a 43-year-old carpenter, spent last weekend helping a mate move. While lifting a refrigerator, he heard two 'pops' and developed slight pain in the left elbow. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz.
05 September 2018
Patients presenting with low back pain are often understandably anxious. Many will request an MRI in the belief that it will reveal the cause of their pain.
02 September 2018
Harry, a 55-year-old hospital cleaner, saw me with acute low back pain after lifting a heavy bag of linen. I recalled reading that skeletal muscle relaxants might be helpful in acute low back pain.
14 August 2018
Callum, a 22-year-old rugby league player, fell in a heavy tackle on to his outstretched left wrist.ââ Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
26 July 2018
Young Australians are facing a growing epidemic of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Recent evidence published by Knee Research Australia reveals that ACL reconstruction rates in those aged under 25 have increased by 74% over the pastÂ 15 years.1Â
10 July 2018
Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions managed by hand surgeons. Up to 5% of the general population experiences carpal tunnel syndrome at some time.