• wrist
  • An injury to the finger, wrist or hand can cause damage to the flexor tendons causing difficulty in bending the thumb or finger. (medindia.net)
  • Inflammation or small tears in a tendon ( tendinopathy ) can cause wrist pain. (wellspan.org)
  • Lacerations of the hand and wrist may affect underlying tendons. (bmj.com)
  • The splint may hold both the finger and wrist in place or it may be a dynamic splint, which allows the fingers to move a little while still protecting the tendon until it heals. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • In most lesser apes the FPL belly is separate from the FDP belly, but in baboons the FPL tendon bifurcates from the FDP tendon at the wrist within the carpal tunnel and, because of the lack of differentiation in both the FDP and FPL musculature, it is unlikely that baboons can control individual digits independently. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mucous sheaths of the tendons on the front of the wrist and digits. (wikipedia.org)
  • The annular and cruciate ligaments serve to govern the flexor mechanism of the hand and wrist, providing critical constraints to the flexor tendons to prevent bowstringing upon contraction and excursion of extrinsic flexor musculo-tendinous units. (wikipedia.org)
  • ruptures
  • With its superior soft-tissue contrast resolution and multiplanar capabilities, MRI is the imaging procedure of choice for evaluating the musculoskeletal system, particularly in detecting tenosynovitis and in assessing partial and complete ruptures of the tendons. (medscape.com)
  • Patellar
  • In a devastating blow to Colts receiver Austin Collie, his team and perhaps his future job plans, Collie ruptured his patellar tendon Sunday in his first game back and will miss the rest of the season. (cbssports.com)
  • tear
  • A chronic tear develops over a period of time and is usually related to a slowly developing degenerative tearing (or stretching) of the tendon. (arthroscopy.com)
  • When the tendon is damaged, the damage may result in a complete tear, a partial tear, or a stretching type of injury that allows the tendon to remain in one piece, but it becomes functionally too long, and thereby loses the ability to perform properly. (arthroscopy.com)
  • This distinction is important because a more rigorous treatment is needed if the tendon is involved, because it might lead to partial and complete tear. (medscape.com)
  • Roses In May was retired on August 19, 2005 when a tendon tear was discovered in his left foreleg. (wikipedia.org)
  • splint
  • Using a splint will keep the end of the tendon that is healing from pulling out of place. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • This condition is called 'mallet finger', and is usually treated with a splint that keeps the fingertip straight until the tendon heals. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • The length of time the splint needs to be worn and how big it is depends on how and where the tendon was injured, but the splint should be kept on for the four to eight weeks or more it takes for complete healing. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • An injury like this, in addition to a splint, usually requires stitches to hold the ends of the tendon together. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • athletes
  • The incidence of hamstring injuries among athletes varies based upon the definition used. (uptodate.com)
  • The technique of treating tendon injuries in athletes by injecting them with their own blood, also quickening their recovery time has been perfected by a doctor in Melbourne. (medindia.net)
  • David Connell has just returned to Melbourne after eight years in London, including time at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital where he gave injections of platelet-rich plasma to top athletes to cure their injuries. (medindia.net)
  • Now Connell is taking skin biopsies from athletes from which technicians can isolate collagen-producing cells and multiply them in a laboratory, before he injects them back into the injured tendon. (medindia.net)
  • The treatment costs 5000 dollars but they could be a lifeline for athletes with potentially career-ending tendon and muscle injuries.onnell said the new method has bigger advantages over current treatments. (medindia.net)
  • Kevin Cross of Spectrum Therapy in Palmyra, Va., will present "Managing Chronic Tendon Injuries in Athletes. (hope.edu)
  • underwent
  • At 13 years of age he was referred to an orthopaedic clinic and underwent an unsuccessful tendon repair. (bmj.com)
  • Three days later Kopua underwent surgery to repair her patella tendon. (wikipedia.org)
  • horses
  • Stem cell therapy for tendon injuries is used increasingly in clinical practice, yet a number of important hurdles persist that made one group of researchers look at using embryonic stem cells rather than bone marrow-derived stem cells in horses. (bloodhorse.com)
  • These results suggest that ESCs could be a viable option for treating tendon injuries in horses,' concluded Guest. (bloodhorse.com)
  • Scientists at Queen Mary, along with colleagues from University of Liverpool and University College London, are working on a project funded by the Horserace Betting Levy Board, in which they have been dissecting tendons from horses in order to better understand the role of the IFM. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Tendon injury is common in horses as well as humans, with an economic impact of more than £3bn a year in horse racing. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Around 16,000 horses are in training each year and the tendon injury rate is as high as 43% with few horses returning to racing after injury. (medicalxpress.com)
  • When we looked at its capacity to stretch, we found that the IFM, previously thought to be unimportant in tendon function, was essential to SDFT extension in horses . (medicalxpress.com)
  • A 2005 study by the United States Department of Agriculture found that injuries are the second leading cause of death in horses, second only to old age. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lameness in horses has a variety of causes, and treatment must be tailored to the type and degree of injury, as well as the financial capabilities of the owner. (wikipedia.org)
  • Horses are at risk of re-injury of the fracture site, especially when trying to rise after lying down, or when recovering from anesthesia following fracture repair. (wikipedia.org)
  • While limb fractures are no longer a death-sentence for horses, it is still considered a very serious injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • joints
  • Well, one of the things that we've been really looking at over the last decade or two is the usage of ultrasound and the ability to find issues within tendons or joints or different areas of the body by an in-office imaging modality which is ultrasound, kind of like looking at babies. (utah.edu)
  • Lameness is most commonly associated with injury to synovial joints, or those joints containing articular cartilage, a joint capsule, and a synovial membrane. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following acute injury, joints often benefit from specialized physical therapy, such as swimming, to prevent the loss of range of motion associated with joint capsule fibrosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • lesion
  • In the case of severe joint pathology such as an osteochondral chip, intraarticular fracture, osteochondritis dissecans lesion, or ligamentous or meniscal injury, arthroscopy may be required to ensure normal function of that joint. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • Chronic tendon injuries affecting shoulders, elbows and knees have long been hard to treat. (utah.edu)
  • I understand there are some new treatments out there to help with folks who have tendon injuries that have become chronic. (utah.edu)
  • Would these be folks that have chronic problems with the tendons that would be over weeks or months, perhaps? (utah.edu)
  • The Distinguished Lecture Series in Sports Medicine at Hope College will examine the management of chronic tendon injuries on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Maas Center. (hope.edu)
  • tears
  • The MRI scan is an excellent way of visualizing the tendon to identify tendonitis, partial tears, or complete tears. (arthroscopy.com)
  • damage
  • A flexor tendon injury is damage to these tendons. (medicalcityhospital.com)
  • Injuries, whether unintentional or intentional, can be considered any physical damage or harm caused to the body resulting in impairment or destruction of health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, treatment of joint disease should not only address the primary injury producing inflammation, but also the inflammatory cycle that leads to further tissue damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Partly as a result of the efforts of Public Citizen, in 2008 the U.S. FDA ordered boxed warnings on all fluoroquinolones, advising consumers of an enhanced risk of tendon damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bone
  • Obtaining mesenchymal stem cells obtained from a horse's own bone marrow is invasive, and it then takes two to four weeks to culture the cells before they can be injected into the damaged tendon,' said Debbie Guest, BSc, PhD, from the Centre for Preventative Medicine, Animal Health Trust in Newmarket, UK. (bloodhorse.com)
  • In the delineation of tendon calcification and retinacular avulsions of bone, computed tomography (CT) scanning is superior to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). (medscape.com)
  • Since the extensor tendons sit above the bone, just beneath the skin, they are in a vulnerable position and can be easily injured, even by something as minor as a small cut. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • These tendons can also be detached from the bone. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • If the extensor tendon has been cut, has come off the bone, or has pulled part of the bone off, the fingertip on the finger affected will droop. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • As it heals, the extensor tendon may attach itself to a bone or scar tissue in the area of the injury. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • Repair
  • Skeletal muscle repair after exercise-induced injury. (uptodate.com)
  • The plasma contains growth factors that speed up the natural healing process by encouraging cells to migrate into the injured area to lay down collagen fibres and repair the tendon. (medindia.net)
  • Our idea was let's put 20 million cells into a site of tendon injury and then they themselves will lay down the collagen and repair the injury. (medindia.net)
  • Rest, ice, and stretching are not the only ways to repair tendon injuries. (utah.edu)
  • Understanding how the cells function to aid tendon repair is critical to ensure that stem cell technology is optimized to produce the best outcome for every horse that is treated. (bloodhorse.com)
  • If the tendon was cut, stitches may be required to repair the injury. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • Enhancement
  • Enhancement of the tendon and the area around it on MRI scans and increased flow on color-flow Doppler ultrasonograms are the most useful features for diagnosing tendinosis and peritendinosis. (medscape.com)
  • musculoskeletal
  • Other musculoskeletal injuries of the lower extremity are discussed separately. (uptodate.com)
  • Nevertheless, most researchers agree that hamstring injuries comprise a substantial percentage of acute, sports-related musculoskeletal injuries [ 10 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Spontaneous reports to the U.S. FDA Adverse Effects Reporting System at the time of the 20 September 2011 U.S. FDA Pediatric Drugs Advisory Committee included musculoskeletal events (39, including 5 cases of tendon rupture) and central nervous system events (19, including 5 cases of seizures) as the most common spontaneous reports between April 2005 and March 2008. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disorders
  • Tendon disorders cost the UK economy more than £7bn a year and now scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have identified a vital component of tendons which could help treat them. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Tendon disorders are highly debilitating and painful, and may herald the end of an Olympic athlete's career," said co-author Dr Hazel Screen, a senior lecturer in medical engineering at Queen Mary, University of London. (medicalxpress.com)
  • therapy
  • Hoskins W, Pollard H. A randomized controlled trial of manual therapy for hamstring injury prevention. (uptodate.com)
  • Which tendons do you usually look at when you consider this therapy, or which tendons do you most frequently treat? (utah.edu)
  • heal
  • Dr. Tom Miller speaks with Dr. Nick Monson , an orthopedics and sports medicine physician, about how these new procedures can help heal tendon injuries. (utah.edu)
  • The end goal is to reduce the pain and inflammation associated with injury, to encourage the injured tissue to heal with normal structure and function, and to ultimately return the horse to the highest level of performance possible following recovery. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissue
  • Guest added, 'We are now doing further work to determine if the ESCs have turned into tendon cells and if they are able to regenerate normal tendon tissue. (bloodhorse.com)
  • for peritendinosis, increased soft tissue and fluid in the area around the tendon. (medscape.com)
  • humans
  • In orangutans there is a tendon similar in insertion and function to the FPL in humans, but which has an intrinsic origin on the oblique head of the adductor pollicis. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • In this database, 12.6 percent of injuries were recurrent strains and 6.3 percent were severe enough to cause the athlete to miss three or more weeks of sport. (uptodate.com)
  • limb
  • Support limb laminitis, which is the specific type Barbaro had, is caused by over-stressing the good leg during recovery from an injury in the opposite limb. (wikipedia.org)
  • back
  • If the extensor tendon was injured because of a cut on the back of the hand, it may be difficult or impossible to straighten out the finger at the large knuckle where the finger meets the hand. (lahandsurgeon.com)
  • torn
  • Other times when the extensor tendon is cut or torn, the middle joint of the finger may bend down in a flexed position, called a boutonnière deformity. (lahandsurgeon.com)