A 15-year-old male football player presented an acute onset of anterior hip pain provoked by striking a football. It was immediately painful and he could not continue.
This 13-year-old male player prevented with a history of recurring ankle sprains. At the time of his assessment his ankle ached at rest and his mother describes how he frequently walked with a limp.
A 16-year-old male player presented with a 6-week history of activity related right medial knee pain. He was a member of a professional football academy, participating in up to 10 training sessions per week.
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.
This young football player presents with a painful, swollen knee following an innocuous twisting injury. They describe a feeling of “something going out of place”, a snapping sensation and immediate pain. They were unable to continue.