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Ever have a patient with pain refractory to Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen?

Did you reach for a skeletal muscle relaxant (SMR)?

If so why that one? was there a better choice?

Apparently there's no good answer🧵

#Physiatry #PrimaryCare #SportsMedicine #OrthoTwitter #primarycare
Learning Outcomes:

✅Review muscle tone

✅Categorize the two different classes of SMRs and

✅Outline why this difference is important

✅Briefly introduce safety data regarding specific SMRs

✅Identify gaps in the SMR evidence-base

❓How are spasm & spasticity related?
Answer: A

A spasm is a brief ⬆️ in muscle tone, probably d/t local microischemia. It's mechanistically different from spasticity, which results from an upper motor neuron lesion. They're Rx'd differently

(I explain spasticity in greater detail here⤵️)
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An in-depth review of ACL injury.

If you're interested in sports medicine, you won't want to miss this one!


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The ACL is the primary restraint to anterior tibial translation and also plays a role in rotary stability

It is composed of two bundles, named based on their tibial insertions:
✯ Anteromedial
✯ Posterolateral

What structure separates the femoral insertions of the two bundles?
AM bundle:
✯ Tightest in Flexion
✯ Resists anterior tibial translation
✯ Tested by Lachman's/Anterior Drawer

PL bundle:
✯ Tightest in Extension
✯ Rotatory Restraint
✯ Tested by Pivot Shift

The bifurcate ridge separates the femoral insertions of the AM and PL bundles.
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Tennis season is in full swing here in Australia so let’s check out #5injuryfacts specific to Tennis.

Thanks for following and commenting!

#tennis #ATPCup #BrisbaneTennis #ATPCup2020 #bartoldclinical
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