What is patella dislocation ?
The patella is located in the front of the knee joint, in the groove formed by the femur and tibia bones, and is able to slide along the length of this groove. As a result of trauma, lateral impacts or sliding outside the groove during an abnormal movement or sudden twist or turn, the patella can become partially displaced, resulting in subluxation, or fully displaced, causing dislocation...More
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What is chondromalacia patellae ?
Patella chondromalacia is produced by the degeneration of the cartilage which constitutes the rear capsula of the patella, being very common in young and sport people, especially those performing mechanical large efforts to the knee, such as cycling, rugby, football,running etc. Read more.
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What is collateral ligament knee injury ?
The collateral ligaments - the lateral collateral ligament (LCL) and the medial collateral ligament (MCL) - provide the knee with varus/valgus stability. Injury of these ligaments usually occurs when the body rotates while the foot is fixed to the ground. More...
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How to treat elbow fracture ? Symptoms & orthotic treatment.
The elbow fractures can be produced either in one of its three elements, the lower end of the humerus, the olecranon and on radial head, this may be total or partial, in some cases accompanied by vascular or nerve type injuries, with presence of anterior lineal ecchymosis and increased elbow volume and complete functional impotence. It is therefore, fractures which can have serious complications, irreducibility, instability, open fractures, etc. More
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