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Interesting Facts About Your Anterior Cruciate Ligament

31st May 2011
Amongst the most prevalent injuries that both professional athletes and sports fanatics suffer from is the anterior cruciate ligament or ACL tear. This ligament takes on a crucial role on the stability of the knee. Therefore, if your ACL becomes injured, ... Read >
Author: Clement Farley

About the NexGen Knee Recall Tibial Plate

30th March 2011
Zimmer Holding, Inc., is the manufacturer of NexGen CR-Flex Porous knee replacement system. This company has recently come under fire because of problems that have arisen with regard to these implant devices. This device was designed to adhere to the pati... Read >
Author: G. Randall

Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO)

13th November 2010
Breakage of the bone screws holding the plate in place occurs more frequently than breakage of the plate. With the TPLO surgery, the outcome in a majority of cases (90%+) is good to excellent function on the leg. TPLO surgeries tend to be reserved for the... Read >
Author: Jefferson Sargent

Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy

06th November 2010
The knee of a dog and a human's knee are very similar. To keep the knee of a dog stable, the cranial cruciate ligament is inside of the joint to the job. The cranial cruciate ligament prevents the femur from sliding forward and backward on the tibia. If t... Read >
Author: Larry Von Rogers

Knee Joint Pain: Euflexxa an ultimate treatment

26th October 2010
A knee joint in human body is a part where two bones are joined together for carrying out the tasks. It provides maximum support to body for bearing high pressure and force while performing tasks like standing, walking, sitting, swimming, and running. A l... Read >
Author: psm@amameds

Workings Of The Knee

23rd October 2009
Like the elbow, the knee joint is an example of a hinge joint with added complexity. The condyles of the femur are enlarged rounded areas at the base of the femur and they make up the knee joint with the enlarged flattened area of the upper end of the tib... Read >
Author: David Ravech

Total Knee Replacement Surgery India - International Patient Services

05th October 2009
Total Knee Replacement In India OVERVIEW Total Knee Replacement Surgery in India If your knee is severely damaged by arthritis or injury, it may be hard for you to perform simple activities such as walking or climbing stairs. You may even begin to fe... Read >
Author: WeCareIndia

Knee Aches When Bending - The Problem That Cripples You - Don't Let It Be A Life Sentence

16th April 2009
Do you have pain when you are bending your knee? Sure, you have heard of athletes having knee aches and pains when they perform extreme sports, or overuse their knees. But those of us that are not professional athletes can suffer from pain when your le... Read >
Author: support.drbrace@gmail.com

Patellofemoral Knee Pain - An Overview - Braces To Add Stability

09th February 2009
Is your kneecap unstable? Do you suffer from knee discomfort at the same time? When you experience either one of these issues, it can be a very unsettling experience. If you have ever had this happen to you, you might be seeing early signs of pat... Read >
Author: support.drbrace@gmail.com

Total Hip Replacement Management – Physiotherapy

01st December 2008
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the commonest joint degeneration condition in the world, resulting in huge amounts of pain and suffering, work loss, expense and disability. Ageing of western developed populations, soon to be followed by some developing countries s... Read >
Author: David Ravech

Physiotherapy Treatment of Piriformis Syndrome

21st October 2008
Physiotherapists and other manual therapists recognise piriformis syndrome as a cause of buttock and leg pain which sometimes simulates sciatic symptoms. The piriformis muscle is very close to the sciatic nerve as it traverses the buttock and nerve comp... Read >
Author: David Ravech

Information about Bone Diseases

07th July 2006
Information about Bone Diseases Our bones are the first to face external trauma. And yet we take them for granted unless something goes seriously amiss. Most of us are familiar with marthritis and osteoporosis, the biggest illness that plague the... Read >
Author: john frazer
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