Arthroscopy Basics

1 – This is a good video that introduces you to how scopes actually work.  What are they doing when they turn all the knobs?  What does it mean to use a 30 degree scope?  Understanding what each part of the scope does helps keep you engaged during long cases where you may do very little.

Knee Exam

1. Comprehensive Knee Exam

This is a sports directed knee exam.  The video is a little long but he goes into quite a bit of detail explaining some of the nuances of some of the tests and tricks on how to do them effectively.

2. Thessaly Test for Meniscal Tears

My favorite way to test for meniscal tears in those patients who are mobile enough to help you help them.  You can always have them stabilize on a counter if you don’t feel like holding hands.