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    Achilles Tendon Rupture

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    Achilles Tendon Rupture Extra Credit Introduction April 12, 2013: The third quarter against the Golden State Warriors, the Lakers were trying to make a push into the playoffs. Kobe dribbled, fell, and silence broke out around the Staples Center. Kobe could not get up. He held onto his left foot with a grimace on his face. Then he got up, shot 2 free throws, hobbled off of the court to sit down. March 14, 2010: Crushed dreams of playing in his fourth world cup in South Africa the summer. David Beckham remained standing and even passed the ball to a teammate. 2 months later was spotted walking with a crutch. 2014 NFL Season: Robert Mathis, Derrick Johnson, Mike DeVito. Three NFL players all went down within the first…

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    Achilles Tendon Injury

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    people do. With that being said, an Achilles tendon rupture is an injury that you would see more commonly in an athlete because it comes from a force on the foot or the ankle. An Achilles tendon rupture can result in having surgery but also not having surgery depending on how bad the patient hurt it. Think of all the movements that your Achilles tendon helps you do, flexes your foot, helps you move it side to side, helps you stand, walk up the stairs, etc. The Achilles tendon is an important…

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    Achilles Tendon Essay

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    The Achilles tendon is one of the largest and strongest tendons in the body, stretching from the bones of the heel to calf muscles. It allows patients to extend their foot and point their toes to the floor known as plantar flexion. Despite its strength, the Achilles tendon is vulnerable to injury. Due to its limited blood supply and the high tensions placed on it, an Achilles rupture is a common injury. When the Achilles tendon is torn or ruptured it can either be partial, or a complete tear.…

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    According to current research, it is not completely known what causes tendinitis or rupture after taking this medication. However, there is a possibility that FQs have a direct cytotoxic effect on enzymes found in mammalian musculoskeletal tissue.3 Achilles tendinitis or rupture is among one of the most serious side effects associated with FQ use, especially with ciprofloxacin (Cipro), demonstrating a 3.8-fold greater risk for development of Achilles tendinitis/rupture.3 According to the article…

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    of the posts. Until this last and final assignment, and I let life get the best of me. Throughout life we will have to make decisions, and act on things. I chose to make a career change about 2 months into the semester, and my work schedule has not allowed me to get a set college schedule in place at home. My hours vary, and days off are rare. Then, I was faced with bronchitis and sore throats and ear infections in both of my children, as well as myself back to back. And finally, 2 weeks ago,…

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    Imaging Vs Ultrasound

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    professionals visualise dimensional and morphologic changes within the tendon, such as may occur with overuse injuries amongst athletes. Both Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and ultrasound have unique benefits and limitations. MRI may be better suited where there is a need for a differential diagnosis while ultrasound can be used to demonstrate active and passive movements in real time. Ultrasound is more portable and has greater accessibility and affordability over MRI however, ultrasound is…

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    Does eccentric loading improve symptoms of chronic Achilles tendinopathy in adults? Tendinopathy is known as an overuse injury and often linked to patients who participate in sports which involve repetitive running and jumping, however one third of all patients live a non-active life style (Habets et al., 2014). Eccentric loading, injections, shockwave therapy, modified rest and NSAID’S are all management strategies suggested over the years for the management & treatment of Achilles…

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    My Ankle Research Paper

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    Sprains most commonly occur in the lower back, feet, and the hamstring muscles in the back of the thigh. Symptoms include muscle spasm, swelling inflammation, cramp, and muscle weakness. Additionally, when the muscle tears, small blood vessel become damaged causing localized bleeding and pain is produced due to the irritation of the nerve endings. Strains was classified by the severity of the injury the same way sprains are: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3. A Grade 1 strain is a slight tear of the…

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    A Chiropractor May Be The Solution For your Painful Plantar Fasciitis When you think about getting a chiropractic treatment, you probably envision having your spine adjusted. You may not realize a chiropractor can help you with foot pain by making adjustments to your foot instead. If you have chronic pain from plantar fasciitis, you may want to visit a chiropractor to help speed your healing. Here are a few things to know. What Causes Pain From Plantar Fasciitis The fascia is a web of tissue…

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    What interest or passions will you revolve your STP around? The interest/ passion I am going to pursue for my STP project will be the passion of helping people. I will be proving to the meals on wheels community that I do like to help people and listen to what they have to say. I have always liked helping people especially the elderly. I have always found an interest in making people feel better. When I was little I would help my great grandmother keep track of my great grandfather and…

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