When your clinical radar HAS to be fully functioning.
“A brain scan revealed that Andrew Caddick is not suffering from a stress fracture to the shin”
Joe Sheldon, Sports Commentator.
Neoplastic disease masquerading as a sports injury. Miss this one at your peril..
Non-resolving or atypical pain as a result of sporting injury is a far from uncommon event in active patients. Benign tumours, including osteoid osteoma, aneurysmal bone cyst and chondroblastoma can mimic the symptoms of common sports-related injury e.g. muscle or tendon injury.
This highlights the need for sports medicine practitioners to maintain a high index of suspicion for features of a clinical condition that seem slightly out of the ordinary.
Please... read on...
Director of Bartold Clinical