Ortho Dx

Ortho Dx: Wrist pain and collapse of the lunate

Ortho Dx: Wrist pain and collapse of the lunate

A 21-year-old woman presents with a 2-year history of left wrist pain. She believes the pain started when she injured ...

Ortho Dx: Hip pain after a split-type fall

Ortho Dx: Hip pain after a split-type fall

A 35-year-old man presents to the office with right hip pain after a twist and split-type fall while working construction ...

Ortho Dx: Chronic foot pain and deformity

Ortho Dx: Chronic foot pain and deformity

A 61-year-old man presents to the office with chronic left foot pain. He has pain over the medial ankle, especially ...

Ortho Dx: What is the best treatment for these rib fractures?

Ortho Dx: What is the best treatment for these rib fractures?

A 29-year-old man sustains multiple left-sided rib fractures during a motor vehicle accident. You see the patient in surgical consultation ...

Ortho Dx: Back pain aggravated by cold weather

Ortho Dx: Back pain aggravated by cold weather

A 66-year-old man presents with “years” of on and off lower back pain and stiffness. His stiffness is worse in ...

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