There are four main causes of lower leg pain in runners. This update offers guidance on how to manage each of them. Running is a popular pastime in Australia that is encouraged by many organisations as being beneficial for oneâs health.Â
03 August 2017
The shoulder is one of the most mobile, but also one of the most dislocated joints in the body.
02 August 2017
An elderly woman presents with a painful shoulder 8 months after a fall. Each week, How to TreatÂ publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
25 July 2017
A painterâs 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.
20 June 2017
Emily, 23, is a marathon runner, new to the practice. Her presenting complaint is not having had a period for seven months.
06 June 2017
A young man feels a sharp pain and something give in his shoulder while lifting weights.
01 June 2017
When patients present with a musculoskeletal injury, one ofÂ the main goals for a GP is to minimise the risks of re-injury.
26 May 2017
Please note, these MCQs are not linked to GP's CPD points. For the CPD-accredited quiz, please read the How to Treat article.
02 May 2017
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.