Cruciate ligament

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  • Personal Narrative: Anterior Cruciate Ligament

    opened my eyes. Waking up to a nurse with a terrible pain on my right leg, I realized I just got out of surgery. Six months prior to surgery I was injured playing soccer the sport that consumed my life. I completely tore my Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), a ligament that holds the Femur (the bone on top of the knee) and the Tibia (a bone below the knee); it controls reasonable movements and prevents forward movements of the Tibia. As a result, I received a traumatizing surgery on my knee…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Anterior Cruciate Ligament

    the ability to do the things I would normally do. I had to make drastic changes in my life. Nine years ago I tore my anterior cruciate ligament, only to get surgery in the summer of 2015. This unforgiving experience was mentally and physically challenging, but I was able to overcome the stress it caused and make a full recovery. The stress my anterior cruciate ligament surgery caused me was unimaginable. I tore it back when I was ten years old. I was riding my BMX bike down the street from my…

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  • Summary: College Athletes Should Be Paid

    “In august, a judge ruled that college athletes can be paid. That is seen as a win for college basketball players and football players”. Because many athletes may get hurt while playing college sports and won 't go on to playing pro Football or Basketball. “45% of athletes will get hurt during their first year of sports” (Chadiha). because schools permit up to 95 (maximum) in 1992 scholarships to players. Now those are reduce to just 85 which is only 10 injury difference (Chadiha). with only 15…

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  • Function Of The Knee Analysis

    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…

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  • Personal Narrative: Pain And Unjust

    Pain and Unjust Mornings. I wonder how many people enjoy waking up every morning to do the exact or almost the exact same thing over and over again. Wake up, brush your teeth, take a shower, do your daily chorus, and spend time with your family. This is the common order of how my day goes, I usually know precisely what I do and what happens to me on a daily basis, but on this very day I was not as lucky as I had hoped to be. Let’s walk through my day, so that thou can see how tragic and…

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  • Symptomatology Case Studies

    injuries are common in individuals that perform in the sports that require quick movements. These quick movements put the person at a high risk of suffering an injury to the knee. Of these injuries, the most common are meniscal and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. When a person suffers a potential injury they must be diagnosed by a qualified healthcare professional prior to deciding on an intervention to correct the tear. There are many different methods of diagnosis: magnetic resonance…

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  • Derrick Cowl Case Study

    collateral ligament and medial meniscus was confirmed. About 2 years ago I treated a similar injury sustained by a prospect receiver, Jamie Nelson, at Ohio State, which is why I assume I was referred for this case. However, Cowl is significantly older than Nelson and I’m worried I cannot produce the same results. This is why…

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  • The Importance Of Trauma In Sports

    the tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). This requires an extensive recovery and some athletes never fully recover. There is a lot that goes into an ACL injury and also its recovery. First of all, the ACL is a ligament in the knee. The knee joint is the articulation between the femur, patella, tibia, and fibula. The patella is the knee cap. There are many other ligaments that are present in the knee. The medial collateral and lateral collateral ligaments control medial and lateral…

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  • Total Knee Prosthetics Essay

    The summer of my junior year of high school I had the opportunity to shadow a variety of medical professionals. One of these was an orthopedic surgeon, and during the time I spent watching his surgeries, I got the chance to witness two Total Knee Arthroscopies (TKAs). For my biomedical product, I chose to research a total knee prosthesis. This prosthetic has an old and very diverse history that centers mostly around the 1970s, but today has become a multibillion dollar industry with millions of…

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  • Anatomical Differences For Female Athletes

    Don’t Tear it Female athletes on average are 3.5 times riskier for non-contact Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries compared to males (Ireland). The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in the knee is likely to tear if a person lands wrong on it, which can be heard or felt by a pop or snap. The Anterior Cruciate Ligament is one of four ligaments that attach the femur, tibia and fibula. There are many sports that an ACL tear is more likely to occur in, such as, basketball, soccer and skiing. People…

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