Have you ever wondered what to do with that scoliometer you came across randomly in clinic? Well, it’s time to dust that thing off and put it to use.
It seems like we all learn Tinel and Phalen’s tests in evaluating patients for carpal tunnel syndrome, but what’s the evidence? Are there other maneuvers that could make us more confident in our assessment of these patients?
Sports injuries are common, especially in our own Dr. Siegert, who walks us through a couple cases from his own decorated athletic history.
Our residents walk us through a case of a young adult with persistent unilateral knee pain and a rash along the gluteal crease…
Have you ever tried the Windlass test when evaluating a patient for plantar fasciitis? What about imaging? And what therapies should we consider if conservative management fails?
How do the clinical findings of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) change with age? What’s the work-up? And was that a click or a clunk that I just felt?
What’s the difference between plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis? How do we diagnose positional plagiocephaly and what interventions are best?
What are the common causes of hip pain? What exam maneuvers can we utilize to determine a diagnosis? And do the hips “lie” if the patient is supine?
What are the common causes of knee pain? What exam maneuvers can we utilize to determine a diagnosis? And do bees even have knees?
What are the most common causes of shoulder pain? What exam maneuvers can we utilize to determine a diagnosis? And what shoulder maneuvers are used to dab (aka the soon-to-be-trademarked “Boyd test”)?