Is your shoulder hurting and have you observed a deformity in your shoulder? If you’ve recently suffered a shoulder injury, you may be suffering from a separated or dislocated shoulder. Often mistaken for the same thing, a shoulder separation and a shoulder dislocation different conditions, caused by different injuries and requiring a different course of
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Knee are large, complex, versatile joints. This makes them particularly prone to injury, especially among athletes and active individuals. However, you can avoid injury if you know the risks. The Knee Joint – Structure and Function The knee joint is where 4 separate bones – the femur, the tibia, the fibula, and the patella meet.
Despite the long-term success of Total Knee Replacement (TKR), in some case, it can fail over time due to various reasons. The most common reason for TKR failure is wearing out, dislocation and fracture of the replacement artificial joint. Any of these can cause your knee to become swollen, stiff, unstable and painful. If this
ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is one of the most important knee ligaments but it is also susceptible to injury. This type of injury is common among athletes, especially those where sudden changes in direction, stops, and jumping is involved. An ACL tear is a serious and painful injury in the knee. If left untreated, it
An ACL injury can be very painful and it is important that you seek correct treatment. This will ensure that you regain proper motion and function in the joint. Depending on the level of your ACL injury, your orthopedic surgeon would recommend a treatment plan. However, there are a few treatment options that you should
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Many people face back pain and other issues. Back problems can affect any region from the neck to the tailbone. It can be the result of wear and tear, overuse or injury. Injuries may be caused due to using your back muscles in activities that you do perform often, such as lifting heavy objects and
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Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP therapy is a cost-effective knee pain treatment alternative to knee surgery. It can help to repair cartilage and torn ligaments and relieve pain and inflammation. The blood is made up of plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Out of these, the platelets are the earliest to aid
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Rotator Cuff tears is a painful shoulder condition that may occur as a result of broken or fraying tissue on the shoulder ball socket. Fortunately, rotator cuff tears can be treated and the pain can be relieved. For severe tears, your orthopedic doctor may recommend minimally invasive or conventional surgery, depending upon your specific condition.
What is a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy? Did you know that injured tissues, such as tendons, muscles, ligaments and joints, can be repaired with components of your own blood? PRP, or Platelet Rich Plasma can be extracted from a person’s own blood and injected into the injured area. PRP is plasma with a high
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The knee joint is composed of three bones – the patella or kneecap, femur or thigh bone, and tibia or shin bone. The ends of these bones are covered by a smooth tissue called articular cartilage, which allows the bones to glide smoothly over each other during knee movements. Osteoarthritis, the most common form of
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