Management of degenerative meniscal tears and the role of surgery

This review paper was published on BJSM Nov 2016. This article is not open access. “The use of knee arthroscopy to treat degenerative meniscal tears is well established worldwide. However, with the advent of high quality randomised controlled trials questioning its value, observations that these lesions are usually asymptomatic, and recognition that arthroscopy is a…

Knee Examination videos

This series of knee examination videos on Youtube was posted way back in 2008 by BJSM. In these videos Dr Mark Hutchinson demonstrates a full knee examination as part of a combined project and teaching initiative of the Centre of Hip Health and Mobility (CHHM) (Vancouver). The video below is the first of 27 videos…

Pearls on Knee Examination

Prof Mark Hutchinson shares pearls of wisdom on knee examination from his expertise and experience in this BJSM podcast 4 years ago (2013). “Dr Mark Hutchinson, professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of Illinois Medical Centre, and star of the 3 million times viewed BJSM physical examination videos [bit.ly/17UykR2] gives Karim Khan…