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  • Cannabinoid Analysis

    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 “Fluoroquinolone induced tendinopathy and tendon rupture”, approximately 41 to 50 percent of patients with FQ-induced tendinopathy experienced Achilles tendon ruptures, even after FQ therapy was discontinued.3 For one of the studies, out of 50 reported issues, the median latency period between start of FQ and first symptoms was 6 days. Another article stated that for the 25 people with complaints of tendon rupture, the ruptures occurred 2 to 42 days after the start of fluoroquinolone therapy5. There are also many risk factors that increase the likelihood of patients who are taking the FQ’s to have tendinitis or a tendon rupture. These include age greater than 60 years, corticosteroid therapy, renal failure, diabetes mellitus, history of musculoskeletal disorder, and taking other drugs combined with FQ’s. The drugs reported…

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  • Achilles Tendinitis Research Paper

    What is Achilles Tendinitis? The Achilles tendon in the back of your foot is the tendon that assists with a variety of activities. When you run, stand, jump or walk, this tendon is making all of that possible. When this tendon becomes sore or swollen from an injury or overuse, it's called Achilles Tendinitis. There are two kinds of Achilles Tendinitis. One kind of tendinitis impacts the bottom portion of the tendon, and this kind of pain and swelling can occur in people who have had an injury…

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  • Essay On The Pros And Cons Of Cortisone

    The Pros and Cons of Joint Injuries, Joint Trauma, and Joint Conditions Treated with Cortisone Should osteoarthritis, tendinitis, bursitis and other joint conditions be treated with cortisone, and to what extent should treatment take place? Skeletal problems are intertwined in treatment before cortisone treatments are administered. There are several treatments besides cortisone, such as massage, chiropractic, physical therapy, and natural remedies. One can measure quality by how safe it is…

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  • Benefits Of Barefoot Walking

    is beneficial to health, the fact remains that people have been wearing shoes for hundreds of years. Over the years, shoes have amassed in different variety to cater to peoples’ needs: fashion, sports, leisure, comfort, posture, and correction. We wear shoes for protection, comfort, stability, support, and sometimes to correct alignment and posture. When that protection is removed, there is a great vulnerability to injuries that the feet will be exposed to. These kinds of injuries are so broad…

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Case Studies

    the patient complained of pain to his neck, bilateral shoulders, right elbow, chest, low back, right knee and bilateral ankles. He also reported weakness, bruises and purplish discoloration in his both wrists with difficulty lifting and holding objects. He also has a “purplish discoloration” in his right groin and right testicles, with difficulty urinating. He also reported difficulty sleeping, stress, anxiety and depression. He is currently taking Tylenol 500 mg twice daily. Diagnoses are…

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  • Narrative Essay On Softball

    race car to Maplezone Sports Institute, also known as MSI, which is an indoor practice facility. I arrived at 7:45 and ran through the parking lot to the field. The warm-up had already started, but I had to make sure that I was prepared for the intensity of the practice. I grabbed my knee brace from my bag and placed it on my right leg because I didn't want my tendinitis to flare up again. I picked up my glove and was about to run over to the field, but I forgot to bring my sports goggles along.…

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  • Mcsweeney Case Studies

    instrumentation, left knee, left ankle, lumbar sprain/strain. Based on the progress report by Dr. McSweeney dated 01/07/16, the patient had a left ankle scope on 12/17/15 and has just started PT. He reports left ankle pain rated as 3-4/10 and feels stiff. He has a pulling pain on the left posterior knee with grinding sensation. He is unable to kneel. On examination of the left knee, there is tracking of the lateral patella. Crepitus is noted. There is tenderness of the patella tendon,…

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  • Tendonitis Research Paper

    Also referred to as tendinitis, tendonitis refers to the irritation or inflammation of a tendon. Tendons are e thick cords that connect bones to muscles in the body. Causes of Tendonitis Tendonitis mostly results from repetitive minor impact on an area or sudden injury. Some of the activities known to cause tendonitis include raking, gardening, cleaning house, carpentry, throwing and pitching, skiing, golfing, playing tennis, painting, scrubbing, and shoveling among others. The wrong posture…

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  • Knee Injury Research Paper

    the MCL include swelling, swiftness or locking of the knee, and pain or soreness outside of the knee. You can injure your Meniscus at any age, also you can tear it by doing any sports. The athlete can be squat or be twisting the knee, anything with direct contact. In addition, most of the time older people tear their meniscus because cartilage weakens and wears thin over time. Symptoms of a torn meniscus include swiftness and swelling, struggling to straighten your knee pain especially when…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Youth Sports

    sports teach young athletes the value of teamwork and leadership. Others argue that youth sports have become too intense and competitive. I believe that youth sports have become too intense and competitive because of the increased injuries in young athletes and the attitude of parents and coaches towards the children. Young athletes are much more likely to get an injury and have concussions because they're younger and still growing. There are an estimated 20 million to 30 million children…

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