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Sports Injuries

A 32-year-old man arrives at the ED unable to walk after jumping from a wall. This foot injury is often missed on x-ray. Do you see it?

Missed fractures of the foot are not uncommon. Examine the lateral x-ray view of this injury carefully to understand why.

Alpine skiing, snowboarding, bobsledding, ice hockey … the ongoing Winter Olympics in Sochi serve as a cold reminder that injuries plague athletes around the world. Test your knowledge of common sports injuries here.

It's exciting to learn that injections of stem cells can improve recovery after arthroscopic meniscectomy. Or is it? A Harvard orthopedic surgeon who has studied the procedure raises a fundamental question about the concept.

What's the best way to dislodge a fishhook? What if there is bony involvement?

The 27-year-old patient sustained a FOOSH (fall on outstretched hand) injury while roller skating. What classic imaging sign appears on the radiograph of his injured left elbow?

The increased incidence of sports-related concussion reported nationwide has attracted much media and public attention. Most data about sports-related concussion involve professional, college, and high school level athletes


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