Case Report 25 July 2017 Dr Doron Sher

Case Report: An arm that won't straighten

A painter’s elbow is becoming increasingly painful and difficult to bend. History Mike, a 55-year-old right-handed painter, presents with an aching pain in the right elbow and increasing difficulty bending the elbow.
Case Report 20 June 2017 Dr Chandrani Jayasekara

The female athlete triad

Emily, 23, is a marathon runner, new to the practice. Her presenting complaint is not having had a period for seven months.
Case Report 06 June 2017 Dr Doron Sher

Case Report: Repairing a muscle tear

A young man feels a sharp pain and something give in his shoulder while lifting weights.
Therapy Update 01 June 2017 Dr Luke Wheeler, Dr Grant Tomkinson (PhD)

Treating muscular soft tissue injury

When patients present with a musculoskeletal injury, one of the main goals for a GP is to minimise the risks of re-injury.
How to Treat 26 May 2017 Dr Andrew Wines, Dr Ed O'Leary
Student Quiz 26 May 2017 Dr Claire Berman

MCQ: Ankle pain

Please note, these MCQs are not linked to GP's CPD points. For the CPD-accredited quiz, please read the How to Treat article.
Case Report 02 May 2017 Dr David Bossingham

Case Report: Why is Chris’ leg so sore and warm?

An ex-football player puts off going to the doctor about his sore shin. Chris is 47, a self-employed plumber, ex-rugby league star and local celebrity. He comes to see you with his wife, who implores you to look at his shin.
How to Treat 07 April 2017 Dr Sam Chia, Dr Jerry Lin
Case Report 07 March 2017 Dr Scott Masters

Case Report: Getting to grips with groin pain

James, an active 25-year-old, presented with persistent, bilateral groin pain.
Therapy Update 27 January 2017 Dr Scott Masters, Dr Geoff Harding

Internal disc disruption

According to the Global Burden of Disease study,the number one cause of years lived with disability from non-communicable disease in Australia in 1990 and again in 2013 was low back and neck pain.1