Os trigonum

Os trigonum

Case A 21-year-old male professional football player presented with a two-month history of progressive, posterior right ankle pain. This was made worse by sprinting, by striking a ball and with any activities requiring ankle plantarflexion. On examination he was found to have a positive posterior thrust test and an otherwise normal examination. His left ankle [...]
Post-traumatic chondral disease/osteoarthritis

Post-traumatic chondral disease/osteoarthritis

Case A 24-year-old male semi-professional player presented with a two-month history of lateral knee pain and swelling. This appeared to have started after an innocuous twisting injury during a training session. He reported that the symptoms fluctuated by that there was a clear relationship to physical activity. He had a bone-patella-bone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction [...]
Can anything be done to influence the risk of future contralateral knee injury among those who have sustained an ACL injury ?

Can anything be done to influence the risk of future contralateral knee injury among those who have sustained an ACL injury ?

The risk of sustaining a further knee injury is high for players who have sustained an injury to their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Various registry studies have shown a lifetime risk of up to 30%. This edition of the FastFact highlights a systematic review and meta-analysis that has investigated risk factors for future ACL injury [...]