Rectus femoris injury

Rectus femoris injury

Case This 45-year-old man presented three months after an injury to his left quadricep (his dominant leg). He describes experiencing acute pain while kicking a ball. This was enough to prevent him from being able to continue to play and made him limp for about two weeks. His symptoms have now largely settled however he [...]
Talocalcaneal coalition

Talocalcaneal coalition

Case A 24 year old female recreational football player presented with a 12 month history of worsening dorsal mid-foot pain. She was found to have a marked restriction in subtalar movements and generalised tenderness about the hindfoot. Findings A lateral x-ray image was grossly abnormal showing absent anterior and middle facets of the talocalcaneal joint. [...]
Proximal hamstring avulsion

Proximal hamstring avulsion

Case A 26-year-old male professional football player presents after a ‘stretch’ type injury to his right hamstring. He experienced immediate pain and was unable to continue. Over the next 24 hours he developed extensive bruising over his posterior thigh. There was a palpable defect in the proximal tendon. Findings X-ray images of the hip and [...]