Cervical disc injury

Cervical disc injury

Case A 26-year-old male professional football player presented with severe left arm pain. He was initially aware of some neck discomfort immediately following a match. Over the subsequent 48 hours he then developed severe left arm pain. On examination the player appeared distressed. He had a global restriction in cervical movements and a positive Spurling’s [...]
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 [...]