orthopedics

Nursemaid’s Elbow

A nursemaid’s elbow is a common name for a radial head subluxation. This injury has also been termed elbow subluxation, pulled elbow, or slipped elbow. All of these describe a sudden pull of a pronated arm leading to the displacement of the annular ligament.1   Who? How?   Radial …

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When Patients Spring into Action

Fall is the perfect time to increase outdoor activity with exercise, yard work, and other weekend warrior activities. Increased physical activity has a multitude of health benefits, but a rapid increase in activity progression can also lead to injury.  Clinicians frequently encounter more chief complaints of musculoskeletal …

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