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