Orthopedics

OrthoDx: Right Elbow Pain

A 32-year-old man presents with right elbow pain after falling on his outstretched right hand 2 days ago. What is the next best treatment option?

OrthoDx: Fall After Total Hip Arthroplasty

A 52-year-old man presents to the ED with severe right hip pain after falling while getting out of the pool 1 month after undergoing total hip arthroplasty. What is the best treatment for this patient?

OrthoDx: Chronic Hip Pain in Child

An 11-year-old girl presents with her parents complaining of severe right hip pain and difficulty walking. She denies having a known injury and the pain has progressively increased over the past 4 weeks. Can you diagnose this case?

OrthoDx: Bruising and Pain in Buttocks

A 42-year-old man presents with severe left buttock pain after lifting a heavy object in his garage 3 days ago. He has developed bruising in the left buttock area over the last day. What is the best treatment option for this patient?

OrthoDx: Firm Nodule on Palm of Hand

A 52-year-old woman presents to the office with a firm, painless nodule and cords affecting the third and fourth digits of her right hand. What is the best treatment option for this patient?

OrthoDx: Medial Compartment Knee Arthritis

A 55-year-old man presents to the office with a 1-year history of right knee pain. The patient reports a history of medial compartment knee arthritis. What would be your recommendation for arthroplasty: total or unicompartmental?

OrthoDx: Recurring Foot Pain

A 16-year-old high school basketball player presents to the office with a history of right foot pain. What is the best treatment option?

OrthoDx: Lateral Knee Pain

A 22-year-old man presents with lateral knee pain that has been present for the last month. What is the best physical test to diagnose this patient?

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