Virtual consult not the Achilles' heel of this diagnosis

A remote recourse

Having to assess this man remotely didn’t prove to be a weakness for his doctor, who aced diagnosing the patient’s tennis injury despite the distance.

Matles test
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The 54-year-old man presented for an orthopaedic video consultation with pain in his left lower leg that had been present since playing tennis the previous day.

He reported lunging to the right off his left