Blog articles on orthopaedic medicine

Blog articles on orthopaedic medicine

How to interpret weakness on resited shoulder abduction ?  Is it always a rupture ?

How to interpret weakness on resisted shoulder abduction ? Is it always a rupture ?

22/01/2020 - 17:08

You find weakness on resisted isometric abduction in the shoulder : what's the cause? Is it related to a tendinous rupture or are there other options?

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Sign of the buttock ?

Sign of the buttock, why is this red flag in lumbar patients ?

31/12/2019 - 13:19

It is so important to perform the passive hip flexion immediately after the straight leg raise during the lumbar functional examination, otherwise we cannot detect the "Sign of the buttock", which could be an important red flag.

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Dysfunction versus derangement syndrome in the spine

Dysfunction versus derangement syndrome in the spine

31/12/2019 - 13:11

The clinical difference between a spinal dysfunction syndrome and an internal derangement is quite obvious. The use of repeated movement testing will be conclusive.

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Dural signs and symptoms ?

Dural signs and symptoms, often forgotten clinical elements

31/12/2019 - 13:03

Dural signs and symptoms are very useful clinical diagnostic elements which you can detect in the history and the functional examination of the patient suffering from lumbar pain.

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Clinical image of a dorsal carpal subluxation

Clinical image of a dorsal carpal subluxation

31/12/2019 - 12:50

A dorsal carpal subluxation can occur as the result of a RSI or after a flexion trauma. How can you detect and treat it ?

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