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  • Calf Muscle Procedure

    Calf strains are a very well known problem for runners, soccer and basketball players, gymnasts, and dancers, and even more common in athletes who are advancing in age. The calf muscle consists of nine different muscles; the gastrocnemius, soleus, and plantaris muscles attach onto the heel bone and they all work together to produce the upward and downward motion of the foot (calf raise). The other six muscles cause knee, toe, and foot movements in different directions, however those muscles are…

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  • Biceps Tendon Research Paper

    Subluxation Biceps tendon subluxation is an injury to the shoulder area. The biceps muscle is located on the front side of the upper arm. When this muscle contracts, it causes the forearm to bend at the elbow joint. Biceps muscle contraction also assists in raising the arm at the shoulder joint. The place on a muscle where it attaches to a bone is called a tendon. Biceps muscles have three tendons. One tendon attaches at the elbow, and the other two attach at the shoulder. One of the tendons…

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  • ACL Injury Research Paper

    ACL injuries are amongst the most widespread knee injuries. The ACL, which stands for anterior cruciate ligament, is a ligament in the knee that joins the upper leg bone with the lower leg bone. While minor ACL tears can sometimes heal on their own with time, a more severe tear can require a lot of orthopedic rehab. Keeping your body strong and flexible will give you more control over your body’s movements and will help prevent the chance of injury. There are three important habits people can…

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  • Essay How Do You Tear Your ACL

    POP! Your ACL just snaps in half. The pain is unbearable. It feels like your knee is just hanging because nothing is holding the back part of your knee together. You are scared to get the MRI results back because it is a huge setback. “You’ve torn your ACL.” Those are words an athlete never wants to hear. What is Your ACL? You may be wondering what your ACL is and what it does? Your ACL is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. It is one of the four ligaments that stabilizes your knee so there is no…

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  • Gamekeeper's Thumb Lab Report

    Gamekeeper’s Thumb Reconstructive Surgical Techniques Injury to the UCL ligament of the MCP joint of the thumb can be a very common injury which can lead to long-term problems for patients if untreated. Gamekeeper’s thumb is the chronic version of this injury and Skier’s thumb is a more acute version of this injury. Gamekeeper’s thumb is a rupture of avulsion of the ulnar collateral ligament in the thumb which occurs from repetitive valgus forces to the ligament. In the medical field today…

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  • Muscular Skeletal System

    pivot joints, the axis of a convex articular surface is parallel with the longitudinal axis of the bone. [16] A hinge joint is a common class of synovial joint that includes the ankle, elbow, and knee joints. Hinge joints are formed between two or more bones where the bones can only move along one axis to flex or extend. [17] Classification of joints The structural classification divides joints into fibrous, cartilaginous, and synovial joints depending on the material composing the joint and…

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  • Arthroscopic Elbow Fusion Research Paper

    Arthroscopic elbow fusion Overview Arthroscopic elbow fusion is persistent surgery to stick permanently the elbow with screws, essentially locking the joint in place to reduce pain; a narrow lighted tube with a camera at the end (arthroscope) and other instruments are inserted through several small cuts around the elbow to see the area and help the surgeon performing the surgery. Causes Indication for arthroscopic elbow fusion includes: • Elbow injury. • Chronic sepsis • Elbow rheumatoid…

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  • Hip Implant Pathophysiology

    2. Discussion: Pathophysiology How hip implant is engineered An artificial hip is also referred to as a prosthesis. A prosthesis is a mechanical device that is designed to replace a biological part of the body. Each hip implant is made up two main parts: the Acetabular component or socket replaces the acetabulum. The acetabular component is made of a metal shell with the plastic inner that provides the bearing surface. The plastic used is so tough and slick. The femoral component the stem…

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  • Bench Press Research Paper

    Introduction Bench Press Exercise: The bench press is a key exercise in strength and conditioning programs. It is one of the most popular exercises amongst competitive and recreational athletes. The bench press commonly measures and evaluates upper-body strength, muscle-mass, power and, in some cases, muscular endurance. The lift is typically performed lying supine on a bench using a barbell. There are several variations of the bench press exercises to include the wide-grip bench press,…

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  • Elbow Joint Research Paper

    -The positioning of the bones forming the elbow joint produce the hinge synovial joint. This allows the elbow to make extensions and flexion. The extension involves the Triceps brachii and anconeus (the continuation of the tricep brachii). Flexion is involving the; Brachialis, biceps brachii, and brachioradialis. - The bending of a joint part so that the angle decreases and the two parts come closer together, it called Flexion. The straitening of a joint increasing the two parts to move apart,…

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