The Break, hosted by Seattle Family Physician Ben Davis and Sports Medicine trained Family Physician Jeremy Johnson, take a clinical look at professional athlete injuries from a sports medicine perspective.
Episode 7: Demarcus Cousins & Quadriceps Tear
The crew takes a look at Quadriceps Tears.
Episode 6: Everyone & Achilles Tendon Rupture
The crew takes a look at achilles tendon ruptures.
Physical exam paper referenced: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3812842/
Richard Sherman's Injury: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8nU3pygi2Y
Demarcus Cousins' Injury: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZRrNCA0oMk
Kobe Bryant's Injury: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTKfC7Pjicw
Episode 5: Markelle Fultz (again) & Scapular Dyskinesis
We go back to our favorite injured athlete, Markelle Fultz, and look further into the mystery of his new awkward shooting technique.
CBS Timeline of Fultz' Injury and Shooting Form: https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/markelle-fultz-shoulder-injury-became-the-ugliest-most-confusing-debacle-in-the-nba/
Brief AAFP Review: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0401/p537.html
Scapular Exam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEY93k5XXL0
Episode 5: IT & FAI
In this episode of The Break, we discuss FAI and labral tears as we evaluate Isaiah Thomas' chances at a successful recovery with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Episode 3: Markelle Fultz & High Ankle Sprains
In this episode, we look further into Markelle Fultz and what was an initially feared high ankle sprain.
Video of Injury: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmQG04kb5Yg
Photo of Ankle Ligaments: http://www.physicalhealthcare.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Ankle-sprains_physiotherapy.png
Systematic Review (2013) on high ankle sprain physical exam maneuvers (including Likelihood Ratios): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23222193
Diagnostic criteria for ankle clear spaces: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/radiographs_for_ankle_fractures
Episode 2: Dustin Fowler & Patellar Tendon Rupture
In our second episode we discuss Dustin Fowler's patellar tendon rupture and learn more about management.
Hinged Knee Brace Example: http://www.physioroom.com/images/products/full/39350_image.jpg
Greyscale Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/greyscale/id1147413625?mt=2