ACJ arthropathy

ACJ arthropathy

Case This 42-year-old former professional goalkeeper presented with a six month history of right shoulder pain. While there was no obvious precipitant the player described an injury to his shoulder about five years previously. On examination he was found to have localised tenderness over his right acromioclavicular joint (that was different to the contralateral side), [...]
Hyperextension Injury

Hyperextension Injury

Case This young female football player presents after a hyperextension injury to her knee. She describes experiencing a ‘crunching’ sesation followed by pain and almost immediate swelling. When she was assessed two weeks after her injury she was found to have an effusion. There was no ligamentous laxity and no evidence of patella insability. The [...]
Os Subfibulare

Os Subfibulare

Case This young football player presented with a history of recuring right ankle ‘sprains’ and lateral ankle pain. On examination she was highly reluctant to weightbear. She was found to have localised tenderness over the tip of her lateral malleolus. Findings An AP x-ray image shows a well corticated ossicle measuring about 7mm lying below [...]