Quadriceps Tendon Tear

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 by

Tendons are strong cords of fibrous tissue that attach muscles to bones, and therefore constitute a very important part of the musculoskeletal system. Quadriceps is one of the strongest and bulkiest muscles in the body and is located in the anterior compartment of the thighs functioning as a sole extender of the knee joint to

Clavicle Fractures

Thursday, 13 June 2019 by

Clavicle fractures occur commonly, especially in children and young adults. They constitute 5 to 10% of all fractures. Clavicles are susceptible to injuries due to their superficial location, thin midshaft, and the forces transmitted across it. The management of clavicle fractures is determined by the location and nature of the injury. Group I (midshaft) fractures

Frozen shoulder syndrome can be extremely frustrating for individuals because it generally develops after a person is already immobile from a surgery. It can further decrease your range of motion, adding another injury on top of the one you are recovering from. Although this condition generally clears up without treatment after some time, the symptoms

Tearing a tendon in your hip can greatly limit your mobility, and may require bracing or surgery.  Platelet-rich plasma therapy can help your hip joint recover after a labral tear. These platelet-rich plasma injections contain healing properties and tissue growth factors to stimulate your body into healing the injury after it has scarred over.  

As we age our bones naturally become weaker, especially if our diets lack the proper amount of calcium. Bones can also degenerate if they do not receive a steady supply of blood to provide them with the vitamins and nutrients our blood delivers. Stem cells are able to repair damaged areas due to lack of

Many people experience a shoulder injury or problem. This is often due to the reason that the focus of training is mostly front deltoid muscle while the medial and posterior deltoids are neglected. You can strengthen your deltoids to prevent shoulder injury. Popular deltoid strength-training exercises include – Barbell upright row Battling ropes Cable diagonal

Children and adults have slightly different anatomy and physiology. The main difference between the knee in an adult and a child is the growth center or physis. Growth centers are regions at the end of the femur and tibia, on both sides of the knee. These growth centers provide most of the growth of the

Cubital tunnel syndrome is like carpal tunnel syndrome for the elbow. It is an irritating condition that limits the mobility in your elbow and can cause chronic nerve pain in some patients. Corticosteroid injections have been proven to reduce inflammation in joints with arthritis. They can reduce your pain from cubital tunnel syndrome by relieving

Hamstring injuries are extremely common in athletes and generally need a long period of rehabilitation, time missed from sports, and a large chance that it will be reinjured. Recovery time can be anywhere from 30-70 weeks, making it a terrible injury for professional athletes. The healing process of hamstring injuries is not efficient because it

Ultrasound-guided injections are more accurate than landmark-guided injections. Ultrasound guidance improves not only accuracy but makes the injections more cost-effective because they hit their mark. Recent comparative studies have also shown that ultrasound-guided injections at the knee, ankle, and foot are even more effective to landmark-guided injections. They can be used to treat calcific tendonitis

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