Pain

OrthoDx: Shoulder Injury

A 75-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with severe right shoulder pain after a fall earlier in the day. Anteroposterior radiograph of the right shoulder shows a comminuted fracture of the proximal humerus. What is the best treatment course?

OrthoDx: Painful Stiff Knee

A 65-year-old man presents with right knee pain and fullness behind the knee that has been present for the past 3 months. What is the next best step in treatment?

OrthoDx: Finger Injury in 17-Year-Old Patient

A 17-year-old adolescent presents with pain in the right middle finger after falling 2 days earlier. He was running and fell backward landing directly on the extended middle finger. What is the best treatment course for this injury?

OrthoDx: Deep Hip Pain

A 57-year-old woman presents with an 8-month history of posterior right buttock pain with no precipitating cause. The pain has been treated with corticosteroid injection with no relief. What is the most likely cause of her hip pain?

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