Anterior cruciate ligament injury

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    In this essay, I will be discussing the method and results of two academic journals on the topic of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries within females who play football. Paper one, taken from the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation examines longitudinal changes in hip strength and range of motion within female youth soccer players, whereas paper two, taken from Asian J Sports Med highlights the most likely situation where an ACL injury occurs. The reason that both of these studies are so important is that female players are six times more likely to experience an ACL injury than males (Arendt, E., et al). In paper one, fourteen players were used in the study, compared to eighty players used in paper two, allowing a larger group and less space…

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    2005). The knee is made up of four distant ligaments that are prone to injury: anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), lateral collateral ligament (LCL), and medial collateral ligament (MCL). The anterior cruciate ligament tear is one of the most common sport injuries. Among knee injuries, the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of the most commonly disrupted ligaments in the knee (Boden, 2000). This injury happens from changing directions quickly from slowing…

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    athlete has been through an injury whether it be minor or major. We all seen athletes go through major injuries and come back stronger than ever but what happens later down the line with their body because of the injury. when an athlete plays everything in their body is kept in shape. But when an athlete retires not all of them keep in shape so the injuries that they sustained when they did play that was kept in check but now that they are retired and won't in as good of shape. So eventually the…

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    over 10 years.("ACL Injuries", 2017). Annually, “more than 86,000 gymnastics-related injuries are dealt with in ambulatory surgery centers, hospitals,clinics and medical doctors’ places of work. Additionally, “gymnasts should continuously prepare for the rigorous bodily and emotional toils that the sport requires.” With the complexity of exercises, the risk of capability injury will increase. injuries most commonly arise within the ankles, toes,…

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    The ligaments work in opposing pairs; collateral and cruciate ligaments. The medial and lateral collateral ligaments are extra-articular stabilisers, which importantly resist Valgus and Varus movement, respectively. Additionally, the medical collateral ligament is designed to resist internal and external rotation occurring during movement. Conversely, the cruciate ligaments are cross-weaved in design to create a strong base of support in the intercondylar space of the tibiofemoral joint (Behnke,…

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    MR Imaging Techniques

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    ( 20 ) o Posterior cruciate ligament : Distinguishing mucoid degeneration of the PCL from a PCL tear can prove a diagnostic challenge because thickening and increased signal intensity of the PCL can also be seen with longitudinal interstitial tears. The tram-track appearanceof the PCL, manifested as homogeneous longitudinal increased intrasubstance signal intensity of the PCL bounded by well-defined intact rims of low signal intensity, has been described as a reliable MRI finding in…

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    posterior cruciate ligament(PCL) is one of, if not, the strongest ligament in the knee and often described as the “primary stabilizer of the knee”(emedicine, Charles S Peterson, MD). While this is not one of the more common of the 4 stabilizing knee ligaments, it serves a great purpose. The posterior cruciate ligament is twice as strong and twice as thick than it’s “sister” anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The PCL is extends from the lateral surface of the medial femoral condyle to the…

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    Knee Injury Research Paper

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    Injuries to the knee Lillie Thompson An estimated 6,664,324 knee injuries were presented to the emergency departments from 1999 through 2008, equaling 2.29 knee injuries per 1,000 individuals. It could be caused by sprains, strains, or other injuries to the ligaments and tendons that connect and support the kneecap. In particular, the most common major injury to the knee is the ACL or the MCL. Also, they are mentioned further in this essay. So in your knee, you have bones, articular…

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    Tendon Wounds In The Knee

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    Tendon wounds in the knee -, for example, a foremost cruciate tendon is a torn (ACL) - can put you on the sidelines - quick. They hurt a ton and may confine what you can do. Foremost cruciate tendon (ACL) is the most usually harmed knee tendon. It associates the thigh unresolved issue shin bone. Most ACL injuries occur during certain sports such as basketball, soccer, football, skiing, and tennis. Some symptoms include knee swelling, instability, and pain. Treatment may include surgery and…

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    Posterior Cruciate Ligament Everybody has experience an injury in their life. If people where to sit down and think about all the injury’s they have had they could name a few. Some people would say their shoulder. Many people would say their hand or their foot. A lot of people can say that they injured their knee. It seems like knee injuries are more common now than ever. There are many athletes every year that suffer from a knee injury. Wither it be a professional athletes or a college athlete…

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