Key Learning Points

  • A timely and systematic approach to musculoskeletal assessment and management will allow for early recognition of life and limb threatening injuries.
  • When dealing with a player with a knee dislocation or a multi-ligament knee injury, the responding clinician must be aware of the potential for neurovascular compromise
  • Acute Compartment Syndrome can be difficult to diagnose and knowledge of early signs and symptoms is vital to prevent delayed diagnosis and appropriate management