Key Learning Points

  • A timely and systematic approach to musculoskeletal assessment and management will allow for early recognition of life or limb-threatening injuries.
  • When dealing with a player with a knee dislocation or a multiligament 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 the early signs and symptoms is vital to prevent delayed diagnosis and appropriate management