AC Joint Dislocation Treatment Could Get Lot Easier: Study
Acromio-clavicular joint dislocation, most common form of shoulder dislocation, gets treated by surgery. Now, a new research has come up with another option, which is to wear a sling and undergo rehab...
Strain (injury)
A strain is an injury to a muscle in which the muscle fibers tear as a result of overstretching. A strain is also colloquially known as a pulled muscle. The equivalent injury to a ligament is a sprain...
Strain (injury) - Wikipedia
AC Joint Dislocation Treatment Could Get Lot Easier: Study
Acromio-clavicular joint dislocation, most common form of shoulder dislocation, gets treated by surgery. Now, a new research has come up with another option, which is to wear a sling and undergo rehab...
Cuboid syndrome
Cuboid syndrome or cuboid subluxation describes a condition that results from subtle injury to the calcaneocuboid joint and ligaments in the vicinity of the cuboid bone, one of seven tarsal bones of t...
Biceps femoris tendon avulsion
The biceps femoris is commonly injured in sports that require explosive bending of the knee as seen in sprinting. If the athlete is fatigued or has not warmed up properly he/she may suffer a hamstring...
SLAP tear
A SLAP tear or SLAP lesion is an injury to the glenoid labrum (fibrocartilaginous rim attached around the margin of the glenoid cavity). SLAP is an acronym for "superior labral tear from anterior to p...
SLAP tear - Wikipedia
Achilles tendon rupture
Achilles tendon rupture is when the achilles tendon breaks. The achilles is the most commonly injured tendon. Rupture can occur while performing actions requiring explosive acceleration, such as pushi...
Achilles tendon rupture - Wikipedia
Tear of meniscus
In sports and orthopedics, a tear of a meniscus is a rupturing of one or more of the fibrocartilage strips in the knee called menisci. When doctors and patients refer to "torn cartilage" in the knee, ...
Tear of meniscus - Wikipedia
Patellar dislocation
Patella dislocation is an injury of the knee, typically caused by a direct blow or a sudden twist of the leg. It occurs when the patella (kneecap) slips out of its normal position in the patellofemor...
Patellar dislocation - Wikipedia
Patellar tendon rupture
Patellar tendon rupture is a rupture of the tendon that connects the patella to the tibia. The superior portion of the patellar tendon attaches on the posterior portion of the patella, and the posteri...
Patellar tendon rupture - Wikipedia
Shin splints
Shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), is defined by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as "pain along the inner edge of the shinbone (tibia)." Shin splints are us...
Shin splints - Wikipedia
Gamekeeper's thumb
Gamekeeper's thumb (also known as skier's thumb or UCL tear) is a type of injury to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the thumb. The UCL is torn at (or in some cases even avulsed from) its insert...
Gamekeeper's thumb - Wikipedia
Dislocated shoulder
A dislocated shoulder occurs when the humerus separates from the scapula at the glenohumeral joint. The shoulder joint has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body and as a result is part...
Dislocated shoulder - Wikipedia
Anterior cruciate ligament injury
The anterior cruciate ligament is an important, internal, stabilizer of the knee joint, restraining hyperextension. It is injured when its biomechanical limits are exceeded (over stretched), often wit...
Anterior cruciate ligament injury - Wikipedia
Sprain
A sprain, more commonly known as torn ligament, is damage to one or more ligaments in a joint, often caused by trauma or the joint being taken beyond its functional range of motion. The severity of s...
Sprain - Wikipedia
Quadriceps tendon rupture
A quadriceps tendon rupture is a tear of the tendon of the major leg extensor (rectus femoris), usually close to its insertion at the superior pole of the patella.
Symptoms are pain and the inabil...
Quadriceps tendon rupture - Wikipedia
Sprained ankle
A sprained ankle, also known as an ankle sprain, twisted ankle, rolled ankle, floppy ankle, ankle injury or ankle ligament injury, is a common medical condition where one or more of the ligaments of t...
Sprained ankle - Wikipedia
High ankle sprain
A high ankle sprain, also known as a syndesmotic sprain, is a sprain of the syndesmotic ligaments that connect the tibia and fibula in the lower leg, thereby creating a mortise and tenon joint for the...
Bankart lesion
A Bankart lesion is an injury of the anterior (inferior) glenoid labrum of the shoulder due to anterior shoulder dislocation. When this happens, a pocket at the front of the glenoid forms that allows ...
Bankart lesion - Wikipedia
Whiplash (medicine)
Whiplash is a non-medical term describing a range of injuries to the neck caused by or related to a sudden distortion of the neck associated with extension, although the exact injury mechanism(s) rem...
Separated shoulder
A separated shoulder (also known as acromioclavicular separation, AC joint separation, AC separation), is a common injury to the acromioclavicular joint. This is not to be confused with shoulder ...
Separated shoulder - Wikipedia
ALPSA lesion
An ALPSA (anterior labral periosteal sleeve avulsion) lesion is an injury at the front of the shoulder associated with shoulder dislocation.
The shoulder joint is made up of the glenoid and humera...
ALPSA lesion - Wikipedia
Joint dislocation
A joint dislocation, or luxation, occurs when there is an abnormal separation in the joint, where two or more bones meet. A partial dislocation is referred to as a subluxation. Dislocations are often ...
Joint dislocation - Wikipedia
Dental subluxation
Dental subluxation is a traumatic injury in which the tooth has increased mobility (i.e., is loosened) but has not been displaced from its original site in the jawbone.
This is quite a common cond...
Unhappy triad
An unhappy triad (or terrible triad, "horrible triangle", O'Donoghue's triad or a "blown knee") is an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament, and the Medial meniscus. The...
Unhappy triad - Wikipedia
Dislocation of jaw
Dislocations occur when two bones that originally met at the joint detach. Dislocations should not be confused with Subluxation. Subluxation is when the joint is still partially attached to the bone.W...
Dislocation of jaw - Wikipedia
Perthes Lesion
Perthes Lesion is variant of Bankart lesion, presenting as an anterior glenohumeral injury that occurs when the scapular periosteum remains intact but is stripped medially and the anterior labrum is a...
Subluxation
A subluxation may have different meanings, depending on the medical specialty involved. It implies the presence of an incomplete or partial dislocation of a joint or organ. The World Health Organizati...
Dislocation of hip
Dislocation of the hip is a common injury to the hip joint. Dislocation occurs when the ball–shaped head of the femur comes out of the cup–shaped acetabulum set in the pelvis. This may hap...
Dislocation of hip - Wikipedia
Nursemaid's elbow
Nursemaid's elbow, babysitter's elbow, or pulled elbow is a dislocation of the elbow joint caused by a sudden pull on the extended pronated forearm, such as by an adult tugging on an uncooperative chi...