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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

The anterior cruciate ligament injury, or ACL injury for short, is usually the result of the excessive twisting of the knee that occurs when the athlete suddenly changes direction while his foot is still firmly planted on the ground. Being a ligament that forms the connection between the femur and the tibia, an ACL injury is considered a sprain and is graded according the following scale: Grade 1 Sprain: Gr ...

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First Aid Treatment for Muscle Strain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZMD3cfyjVI When the muscle fibers are injured from over stretching or pulling, muscle strain is likely to occur. It can also take place as a result of a muscular tissue injury that may cause internal bleeding and a rupture of the muscle fibers. Muscle strain is often termed as a pulled or stretched muscle. The main cause of the condition is due to fatigue, overuse or imprope ...

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Elbow disorders

There are different disorders that can affect the elbow. Most of these disorders are typically caused by overuse and sports injuries. Sports such as baseball, golf, boxing and tennis can cause elbow disorders. These disorders usually involve the elbow ligaments, arm muscles, tendons and even the bones in the arm. The treatment depends on the symptoms as well as the affected structures. [caption id="attachme ...

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Ruptured tendon kneecap

Ruptured tendon kneecap, also known as patellar tendon rupture refers to a tear in the tendon that connects the tibia (shin bone) to the kneecap. Patellar tendon ruptures are often caused due to physical trauma and conditions such as tendinitis and arthritis that weaken the tendons. People with ruptured tendon kneecap often experience symptoms such as worsening knee pain while moving, running, jogging, clim ...

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