Picture Quiz 13 June 2019 Dr Paul Goodridge

What felled this footy player?

A 25-year-old male rugby player presents to ED with left thigh pain and swelling. The symptoms have been worsening for several hours, after another player landed heavily on his thigh during a tackle. At presentation he is in excruciating pain but able to partially weight-bear.
Therapy Update 05 June 2019 Professor Kim Bennell, Professor David Hunter

A GP's guide to the non-surgical treatment of hip and knee OA

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip or knee is commonly managed by Australian GPs.1
News 17 May 2019

Doubles trouble: Badminton players at risk of eye injury

It might appear to be a relatively sedate sport, but badminton can lead to serious ocular injury, researchers say. Doubles players in the forecourt are at highest risk from flying shuttlecocks and racquets, they write.
News 14 May 2019

Musculoskeletal disease toll rising in Australia

Australia carries the biggest burden of musculoskeletal disease globally, according to an analysis of WHO data.
News 13 May 2019

Musculoskeletal disease toll rising in Australia

Australia carries the biggest burden of musculoskeletal disease globally, according to an analysis of WHO data.
News 10 May 2019 Carmel Sparke

Which knee injury is the worst for osteoarthritis?

A major knee injury is never good news for patients, but a meniscal tear is more likely to result in knee osteoarthritis down the track than anterior cruciate ligament damage, a review has found.
News 30 April 2019

Forget RICE: here are two new acronyms for soft tissue injuries

Next time a patient hobbles in with a sprained ankle, maybe all they need is PEACE and LOVE — not RICE.  Two Canadian physiotherapists have devised new acronyms for recovery from soft tissue injuries, which recommend avoiding ice and anti-inflammatories in the early phases of injury.
News 29 April 2019 Carmel Sparke

Forget RICE: here are two new acronyms for soft tissue injuries

Next time a patient hobbles in with a sprained ankle, maybe all they need is PEACE and LOVE — not RICE.  Two Canadian physiotherapists have devised new acronyms for recovery from soft tissue injuries, which recommend avoiding ice and anti-inflammatories in the early phases of injury.
Picture Quiz 21 March 2019 Dr Ash Chehata

Is this joint pain a sinister sign?

Ella, 23, presents with shoulder pain and tender swelling over the left medial clavicle (pictured), gradually worsening over the past six months. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
Picture Quiz 21 February 2019 Dr Ash Chehata

A dangerous elbow lump

Darla is a 16-year-old who presents with a lump over the lateral aspect of her left elbow. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.