Blog articles on orthopaedic medicine

Blog articles on orthopaedic medicine

A chronic bursitis or a tendinosis ?

A chronic shoulder bursitis or a tendinosis ?

31/12/2019 - 12:38

The clinical image of a chronic bursitis and a tendinosis in the shoulder could be quite similar. There are soms simple tricks to distinguish the both, so that you can optimize your treatment strategy.

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Subdeltoid bursitis, acute or chronic ?

Subdeltoid bursitis, acute or chronic ?

31/12/2019 - 12:25

The clinical image of a chronic and an acute subdeltoid bursitis in the shoulder is totally different. The chronic bursitis, or "bursitis light", is far more frequent.

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Straight leg raise test

Straight leg raise test, clinical interpretation

31/12/2019 - 12:11

What is a positive straight leg raise (SLR) ? 6 different stages are described, which could be diagnostically very important. A negative straight leg raise doesn't exclude a symptomatic lumbar disc protrusion or internal derangement. Also be aware of a "sign of the buttock".

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