Bertolotti’s syndrome

Bertolotti’s syndrome

Case A 23-year-old, female, recreational player presents with a two year history of left-sided lumbar region pain. She had previously been noted to have transitional lumbosacral anatomy and has attempted a coordinated rehabilitation program. This had involved regular physiotherapy treatments, a progressive core stability program and a guided local anaesthetic/steroid injection. Despite this she has [...]
Patella tendinopathy

Patella tendinopathy

Case A 26-year-old recreational player presented after a 12-month history of localised anterior knee pain. This came on insidiously and has remained painful during and after football (and any other running-based activity). The pain is not associated with any swelling, mechanical symptoms or instability. On examination there is localised tenderness about the proximal patellar tendon [...]