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2015-11-23Achilles tendon injury .
Achilles tendon injury - Achilles tendon or calcaneus tendon is the most powerful of the human body. It is inserted into the rear part of the calcaneus, being the tendon of the ural triceps muscle. Its lesions can be classified in two groups, the tendon fractures, partial or total being acute and disabling and the tendinopathies which can be chronic and at the same time insertional or non insertional.
2015-11-16What is Osgood Schlatter's disease?
Osgood Schlatter's disease : Excessive stress and discruption at the patellar tendon attachment on the tibia , usually accompanied by a painful bump over the tibial tubercle...
2015-11-10Vertebral fracture - orthotic treatment
The fracture of a vertebra may occur as fracture of the vertebral body, fracture of the vertebral arch or of the apophisis. In the case of a fracture in the vertebral soma, this can occur by crushing, the vertical body collapses by bursting or by tear drop, presents fracture of the anterior or posterior edge of the vertebra,being its most common location in last dorsal or in the first lumbar vertebrae.
2015-11-04ACL knee ligament injury - braces and supports
The cruciate ligaments match to injury with a doubtful regeneration. As its function is the knee antero-posterior stabilization, it has to be established which stability has the knee, without which the joint structures deteriorate progressively.
2015-10-31Drop foot brace and more...
The drop foot is characterized by a deformity in which remains permanently in plantar flexion position, with limitation or functional inability to perform dorsal flexion.
2015-10-30Ankle sprain - symptoms and orthotic treatment
An ankle sprain is the result of medial or lateral joint displacement. This displacement usually occurs laterally due to an inversion and eversion movement, it can produce the lesion of one of more ligaments.
2015-10-24Cervical discal hernia
This is a protusion of the intervertebral disc which irritates the nerve roots.Certain neck positions can increase the neck pain, back or upper limbs...
2015-10-20Osteoporosis - symptoms and vertebral orthosis
Osteopororsis - A condition of the bone in wich a decrease of bone density occurs, making the concerned individual prone to fractures .Typically occurs in older women...
2015-10-15Neck sprain& pain - symptoms and orthotic treatment.
Neck trauma due to sudden hyperextension or hyperflexion movement,causing neck ligamentous injuries. Neck pain may radiate to the head or upper limbs. Read more...
2015-10-08Low back pain - orthotic treatment & symptoms
Lumbalgia (low back pain) commonly named lumbago, refers to pain in the lumbar area normally produced by a musculoskeletal syndrome, where disorders are appreciated in vertebrae, muscles, ligaments and nervous system. Read more...
2015-10-13Dorsalgia - back pain: symptoms & spinal braces
Any type of pain in the dorsal or thoracic area of the spine is named dorsalgia(back pain), including those affecting the joints with the ribs or chest area,since they are closely linked to each other.Read more...
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