The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint and provides movement in multiple directions. All types of people can incur shoulder injuries that require surgery. Sports-related injuries include a torn rotator cuff. Traumatic falls on the shoulder or dislocation of the joint can also result in a tear that requires surgery or repair.
A broken ankle (or a fractured ankle) can vary from a simple break in one bone to several fractures. There may be associated damage to ligaments and other soft tissue as well. Types of Ankle fractures Ankle fractures are classified according to the area of bone that is broken. A fracture at the end of
- Published in Sports Medicine
Drop foot is the general term used to describe the difficulty in lifting the front part of the foot. This results in dragging of the foot on the ground when an affected individual is walking. Drop foot isn’t a disease but rather a sign of an underlying anatomical, muscular, or neurological condition or problem.
- Published in Orthopedic
The main role of the tendon of the bicep is to attach the bicep muscle to the shoulder and elbow of the arm and to allow for extension and rotation of the limb. When this tendon ruptures, a sudden popping noise is heard which is followed by a sudden sharp pain and swelling over the
PRP therapy or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy has shown great potential in treating musculoskeletal disorders. In case of an injury or damage to tissues, the platelets in your blood release factors that attract stem cells to the site of injury to repair and regenerate the damaged tissue. If an injury fails to heal on its
- Published in PRP Therapy
You probably know that arthritis is a painful condition, regardless of whether it is osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. However, some arthritis patients experience the pain of arthritis more severely than others. Here are some specific characteristics that can add to a patient’s pain. Age Although arthritis can affect people of all ages, it is more
- Published in Arthritis
In a period of 7 years, some 5 million Americans visited their doctors about a rotator cuff tear. These injuries are incredibly common and quite debilitating. The injury can happen for a number of reasons (both long-term overuse or a traumatic injury). What is a rotator cuff tear? What is a massive tear? The rotator
New Research Finds That Sports Bracing Can Actually Reduce The Rate Of Injuries In High School Athletes
Braces can be used for a whole host of injuries and conditions. You might have seen Rob Gronkowski’s bionic arm brace whilst watching the NFL, or a whole host of Olympic athletes with knee or arm braces to support injuries or prevent them. Now, however, new research suggests that wearing braces can significantly reduce the
Many of will notice our joints grow stiffer, click more often and are more painful as we grow older. However for some this may become a debilitation and chronically painful condition. Osteoarthritis – also known as degenerative or wear and tear arthritis – is estimated to affect around 1 in 10 Americans over the age
The term tennis elbow is a bit confusing. Yes, patients can get the injury from playing lots of tennis, this was recently highlighted by British tennis star Andy Murray suffering from the injury, but tennis is not the only way the injury is suffered. In fact, most patients do it just sat in their cubicle
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