Ortho Dx

Ortho Dx: Choose the best surgical option for these two patients

Ortho Dx: Choose the best surgical option for these two patients

A 70-year-old man and a 74-year-old man with shoulder pain have failed conservative treatment with intra-articular steroid injections, rest, and ...

Ortho Dx: Which finding indicates cervical myelopathy?

Ortho Dx: Which finding indicates cervical myelopathy?

Anteroposterior and lateral cervical spine radiographs of an 85-year-old man with severe upper extremity pain show multilevel degenerative changes.

Ortho Dx: The treatment dilemma with partial rotator cuff tears

Ortho Dx: The treatment dilemma with partial rotator cuff tears

Shoulder arthroscopy of a 49-year-old woman with a 4-month history of shoulder pain reveals a partial tear through 60% of ...

Ortho Dx: A girl with knee pain when she jumps and runs

Ortho Dx: A girl with knee pain when she jumps and runs

A 12-year-old girl recently started playing basketball and presents with knee pain that seems to increase with jumping and running. ...

Ortho Dx: A young cheerleader falls on her arm

Ortho Dx: A young cheerleader falls on her arm

After falling on her outstretched arm from 4 feet in the air, an 11-year-old cheerleader is experiencing pain and difficulty ...

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