A relevant functional examination and objective clinical reasoning are key elements to solve diagnostic challenges leading to a more efficient treatment strategy

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How to use an assessment form
We developed a standardized protocol to examine a number of joints. In this film...
Functional examination of the foot and ankle
The basic orthopaedic functional examination of the foot It just takes a few...
Articular and muscular lesions of the hip
How to diagnose and treat some articular and muscular lesions in the hip? The...
What about shoulder impingement tests?
Shoulder "impingement" : which extra tests could be useful? What is a...
How to interpret a functional examination
How to interpret an orthopaedic functional examination of the extremities It is...
How to diagnose and treat ligamentous lesions in the knee
How to diagnose and treat some ligamentous lesions in the knee? In fact it's...
How to avoid "artificial hypercomplication" in the Cyriax strategy??
Avoid “artificial hypercomplication” in basic musculoskeletal...
What could be the reason of weakness in the shoulder?
How to interpret weakness on resisted shoulder abduction ? Is it always a...
What is a "sign of the buttock"?
What is the Sign of the buttock? A patient is suffering from gluteal pain and...
Dysfunction and derangement syndrome in the spine?
Dysfunction versus derangement syndrome in the spine The clinical difference...
What are dural signs and symptoms?
Dural signs and symptoms, often forgotten clinical elements Dural signs and...
How to diagnose and treat a carpal subluxation?
A dorsal carpal subluxation can occur as the result of a RSI or after a flexion...
How to differentiate a shoulder bursitis from a tendinosis?
A chronic shoulder bursitis or a tendinosis ? The clinical image of a chronic...
What's the difference between an acute and a chronic shoulder bursitis?
Subdeltoid bursitis, acute or chronic ? The clinical image of a chronic and an...
7 things you need to know about a positive Straight Leg Raise
7 things you need to know about a positive Straight Leg Raise What exactly is...
7 lumbar spine clinical reasoning tips & tricks
7 clinical reasoning tips & tricks in the lumbar spine It is useless to...
How to examine the lumbar spine?
Which tests are useful when you examine the lumbar spine? When it comes to the...
How to diagnose a sprained ankle?
Sprained ankle: ligamentous, articular or tendinous lesion, how to...
How to diagnose a shoulder arthritis?
What to do about a "frozen" shoulder? Is it really "frozen"?...
Clinical reasoning and diagnostic algorhythm in the extremities
Which clinical reasoning algorhythm do we use when we examine a patient...
My lumbar patient has a scoliosis or a lateral shift, who cares...?
Is a scoliosis the same as a lateral shift? A scoliosis is often seen in the...