A key opinion leader in the field of orthopedics discusses how he or she would manage and treat a difficult case presentation.

How would you treat a 40-year-old woman with left groin pain?

October 23, 2014

In the evaluation of this 40-year-old woman with left hip pain, I would start with an extensive history and physical exam (Figures 1-4). Clearly, not all hip pain is the…

Number of surgical options available to repair distal radius fractures if surgery is selected

September 29, 2014

Distal radius fractures are common injuries that occur from a fall onto the outstretched hand. This case is a typical case seen in the emergency room. The diagnosis of a…

Meniscal root tears can be managed operatively and nonoperatively

July 23, 2014

Damage to the meniscal root can occur acutely, often in multi-ligamentous knee injury or traumatic hyperflexion, or chronically, secondary to degenerative changes…

How would you treat a 14-year-old football player with closed fracture of the right tibia?

May 13, 2014

The presumed challenge is a low-energy, closed, spiral distal diaphyseal tibia and fibula fracture at the same level, and likely in a male. The first issue that needs to…