Returning to football following an ACL reconstruction may be good for a player’s long-term knee health

Returning to football following an ACL reconstruction may be good for a player’s long-term knee health

It is well known that injuring the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is associated with increased rates of post-traumatic osteoarthritis (OA). It is often felt that the act of returning to sport may make this more likely. This recent article from the BJSM suggests that returning to ‘pivoting sport’ may actually be desirable1. This study involved [...]
Jones fracture

Jones fracture

Case This teenage footballer presented after a plantarflexion and inversion injury to his left foot.  He described a cracking sensation followed by immediate pain and inability to weight-bear or continue to play football.  He denied any problems prior to this injury.  On examination he had localised tenderness over the base of his fifth metatarsal. He [...]