Lumbar disc extrusion

Lumbar disc extrusion

Case A 35-year-old male player presents with an acute onset of low back pain after lifting some luggage. He experienced an acute onset of lumbar-region pain with no significant referral. He describes a history of “sciatica” affecting his right leg three years before. This resolved spontaneously over three months. On examination there was a loss [...]
Patella fracture

Patella fracture

Case A 63-year-old female football coach presents after a fall down two steps at training. She described landing heavily on her flexed left knee.  She reports experiencing immediate pain and swelling. On examination she was noted to have a gross effusion, localised tenderness about the patella and a limitation of knee flexion to 60 degrees. [...]