Cruciate ligament

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  • Pivot Shift Test Essay

    Nagai, K., Hoshino, Y., Nishizawa, Y., Araki, D., Matsushita, T., Matsumoto, T., ... & Kuroda, R. (2015). Quantitative comparison of the pivot shift test results before and after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction by using the three-dimensional electromagnetic measurement system. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 23(10), 2876-2881. Jaylen Dawson Lower Evaluation April 11, 2017 Article Review #2 When testing for anterolateral instability there are many tests that can be used…

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  • Consequences Of Motocross

    Motocross is considered to be one of the most dangerous sports. Most riders who take the sport of motocross seriously understand and accept the major risks involved with injuries. If you as a rider have not sustained injuries yourself, you certainly know someone who has. Visiting riding friends at the hospital is a common event. Sometimes it seems it is harder for the family of the rider to accept these risks than the rider himself. The risks riders take, range from minor cuts and scrapes to…

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  • ACL Impressions In Female Athletes

    This study seeks to explore and explain why ACL injuries are more prevalent in female athletes. FACTORS OF ACL TEARS ACL injuries are due to many different factors besides the way a person lands or moves their legs. Some of those factors depend on an athlete’s age and/or the length and frequency they play, whether it be in an actual game or practice. Many athletes begin playing sports around the age of five or six years old. Children that age play sports for the fun of it and also play…

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  • Gastrocnemius Case Study

    Definition : Gastrocnemius strain is injury to muscle. Also known as Tennis leg. The strains are injuries affect tendons ,muscles and thick band that attach muscle to bones. (Dixon,2009) The grades of strains: Characteristics Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Muscle or tendon damage Few fibers torn Less half fibers torn Rupture Swelling Mild Moderate-severe Moderate-severe Muscle spasm Mild Moderate-severe Moderate-severe Range of motion decrease Decreased Decreased Increased or decreased…

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  • Achilles Rupture In The Human Body

    Achilles tendon rupture is known as the strongest and longest tendon in the human body. Achilles tendon rupture is defined as a rope like tendon of a fibrous tissue in the back of the ankle that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. When it is torn it usually happens two inches above the heel bone. The common symptoms of a rupture are swelling, stiffness, bruising. In addition, there are serve symptoms as too hearing a pop or snap in the Achilles. Serve pain in the back of the leg; it…

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  • The Effects Of ACL Tears

    Anterior Crucial Ligaments tears, commonly known as ACL tears, are the most common and most debilitating knee injuries known to athletes. Sports today have become such a fast paced style of play some that players bodies can’t keep up with the quick movements they have to perform causing sudden tears in ligaments and muscles. The ACL tears because of these quick movements, which is a significant problem because it is one of the main stabilizing ligaments in the knee. The ACL is the most…

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  • Essay On Lateral Epicondylitis

    Lateral epicondylitis is the most common type of myotendinosis which can cause pain and loss of function (Dilek, 2016). This condition is often called tennis elbow because it is most commonly found in tennis players. Although lateral epicondylitis is an injury that many people can get from there daily jobs, a case study of a seventeen-year-old male who was playing tennis developed lateral epicondylitis. Lateral epicondylitis is treated by doctors and is confirmed by radiologists. The boy in the…

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  • Broken Tibia Research Paper

    Your tibia is a very hard bone to break. Most broken tibias are caused by strong collisions, such as vehicle crashes, and sports injuries. In the majority of the cases involving a broken tibia, it is often very noticeable. Some symptoms include unbearable pain, inability to walk, deformity or instability of the leg, bone “tenting” the skin, bones protruding through the skin and the loss of feeling in the lower extremity in which the injury occurred. After the break of the tibia, you should seek…

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  • Reflective Essay: The Words That Changed My Life

    A few simple words can change a person’s life forever. “You can’t play basketball for six months.” These were the words that changed mine. As far back as my memory reaches, I’ve played the game of basketball. A game introduced to me by my dad, and played throughout my family for ages. Playing basketball was truly something I was passionate about. Nothing could have prepared me for the pain I endured both physically and mentally. The summer basketball season was rolling to an end, but one more…

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  • ACL Injuries: A Case Study

    Increasing Problem of ACL Injuries Is there something we can do to prevent more ACL injuries in the future? ACL injuries are taking out athletes from sports one-hundred thousand to three-hundred thousand each year (Hewett, 2010). Females especially are suffering the most from this specific injury. The ACL muscle is located in your knee and has many functions. It helps keep the tibia from moving forward, keeps the knee from extending farther than it should, and keep the shock absorbers safe from…

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