Jigsaw Neck

Jigsaw Neck

“Jigsaw” neck! An unusual symptom of Lockdown! Interesting that we sometimes see a run of problems relating to a specific situation. Years ago we had a number of low back issues from people sitting in the cinema (remember those days?) watching the film “Titanic”- which was a looooong film! In the last three weeks I…

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Posterolateral corner of the knee

Posterolateral corner of the knee

I’ve been treating a patient who had a nasty skiing injury and amongst other things had a complex injury to the posterolateral corner of the knee or PLC. Not so common as Meniscal (MCL) and Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) damage. What is the PLC? The PLC is made up of of multiple ligaments and tendons…

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PEACE do no HARM! and then LOVE

PEACE do no HARM! and then LOVE

Immediate injury management has moved from RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) to PEACE, do no HARM!….and then LOVE This does not mean RICE is wrong, just that current evidence adds more… PROTECT Off-load and restrict movement of the area for up to 3 days. This might mean crutches or a sling. This will minimise further…

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