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  • pronation
  • Several trials have successfully identified biomechanical risk factors for specific injuries, with increased ground reaction forces, excessive foot pronation, hip internal rotation and hip adduction during stance phase being mentioned most often. (mjssm.me)
  • bone
  • Knee pain can arise when an athlete fractures or dislocates a bone during a fall, or when ligaments or tendons are torn in twisting the knee. (medic8.com)
  • In the case of torn ligaments, tendons, cartilages and bone fractures or breaks, surgery may be required. (medic8.com)
  • While surviving despite his doctor's expectations, he had fractured all his ribs, broken his neck in four places, shattered his collar bone, suffered massive head injuries, and had one of his eyes placed back into its socket. (wikipedia.org)
  • Injury - overuse can cause trauma to the joints leading to extra bone growth and wear away the cartilage. (bestactivefootcare.com)
  • 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 the human foot. (wikipedia.org)
  • Once diagnosed, a medical professional may treat cuboid syndrome by realigning (also known as reducing) the subluxed cuboid unless contraindications to manipulation are present such as gout, inflammatory arthritis, bony disease, neurovascular compromise, or a bone fracture. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is sometimes performed to correct a hallux valgus, or to straighten a bone that has healed crookedly following a fracture. (wikipedia.org)
  • tibial
  • The fracture on the tibial tuberosity can be a complete or incomplete break. (wikipedia.org)
  • Type II: The articular surface of the tibia remains intact and the fracture occurs at the junction where the secondary center of ossification and the proximal tibial epiphysis come together (may or may not require surgery). (wikipedia.org)
  • ataxia
  • Neurologic causes of lameness include: Cervical vertebral stenotic myopathy (Wobbler disease): compression of the spinal cord in the cervical (neck) region results in lameness, ataxia, and change in gait, especially in the hind legs, and neck stiffness or pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cerebellar abiotrophy: a rare genetic disorder that occurs in Arabian horses, producing ataxia, a base-wide stance, proprioceptive deficits, and high-stepping gait. (wikipedia.org)
  • repetitive
  • Repetitive, vigorous movement, strenuous and unaccustomed activities that put pressure on a joint, or a blow or other injury can bring on bursitis. (weebly.com)
  • Horses are predisposed to orthopedic lameness by conformational flaws, poor hoof balance, working on poor footing, repetitive movements, poor conditioning for a given activity, and competing at a very high athletic level. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • The problem is, without understanding the true cause, the next injury occurs, then the next and then the person eventually gives up after years of trying to fight through the eventual outcome of giving up. (backfixer1.com)
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is a 167-bed acute care inpatient rehabilitation hospital for children and adults who have experienced a brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, or other injury or illness requiring physical rehabilitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Programs accredited by the international Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities include brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, and pediatrics. (wikipedia.org)
  • functional
  • Use of an interdisciplinary care program in hip fracture patients with mild to moderate dementia improves functional outcomes. (medscape.com)
  • PFPS is a functional diagnosis and is considered after more serious injuries are ruled out. (thefixtto.com)
  • Concussion may result in neuro-pathological changes, but the acute clinical symptoms largely reflect a functional disturbance rather than a structural injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • ligaments
  • The knee is a complex joint in the leg consisting of a combination of bones (femur, fibula, tibia, patella), four ligaments to stabilize the knee, tendons attaching muscles to the bones of the knee joint, muscles (quadriceps) allowing athletic movement, cartilages (menisci) padding the knee cap to cushion force, nerves, and blood vessels. (medic8.com)
  • Trauma
  • Fractures of the proximal femur are extremely rare in young athletes and are usually caused by high-energy motor vehicle accidents or significant trauma during athletic activity. (medscape.com)
  • muscles
  • These activities, concurrent with laxity of muscles and tissues, create a canvas for injury to the tissues around the spine. (chiro.org)
  • If the muscles of your ankle are too tight or too weak, that will lead to injury as well. (livestrong.com)
  • This injury is uncommon because there are mechanisms that prevent strong muscles from doing damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Damage to individual nerves will affect the muscles they innervate and subsequently alter gait. (wikipedia.org)
  • athletes
  • Understanding the construction of the knee and how it functions as a pivot in sporting activities involving running, racing or jumping, can assist athletes to reduce knee injury. (medic8.com)
  • Trained sports professionals and physiotherapists can help athletes learn how to reduce knee injury. (medic8.com)
  • I was reading today an article in the NY Times concerning athletic injuries in aging athletes ( http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/17/health/nutrition/17best.html?8dpc ). (backfixer1.com)
  • However, as a result of self-imposed fitness regimens of recreational athletes, over the last 20 years the number of these injuries has been increasing in nonmilitary populations. (medscape.com)
  • citation needed] They are a common injury affecting athletes who engage in running sports or other forms of physical activity, including running and jumping. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Other preventative measures include wearing supportive athletic shoes, limiting high impact activities, taking breaks during athletic activities and being conscious not to overstrain the knee. (medic8.com)
  • While the FTC settlement provided consumers with refunds for the purchase of their shoes, it did not include compensation for injuries allegedly caused by Skechers Shape-Ups. (prweb.com)
  • These may include an x-ray, to make sure no bones are broken or fractured. (weebly.com)
  • Our facilities include exercise equipment, a body weight support system for gait training (Lite Gait), and equipment to assess balance disorders. (medcentral.org)
  • Classic examples of mechanical lameness include upward fixation of the patella and fibrotic myopathy, but any type of adhesion (often secondary to scarring during healing post-injury) or fibrosis can cause mechanical lameness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acute
  • The aim is to report on two cases of acute dislocation of the hip joint treated by us and to review the literature on this injury. (scielo.org.za)
  • pain
  • A fracture or break in one of the bones of the knee will cause spasms with intense pain, swelling and bruising, making normal standing or walking impossible. (medic8.com)
  • Discogenic injuries can cause low back pain in women of childbearing years. (chiro.org)
  • In general, improvements are defined as an improved gait and an apparent reduction in pain. (terraglen.com)
  • Mary Free Bed also offers services for weight management, pain management, athletic performance, women's health, and sports concussion recovery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regional analgesia can be used to improve preoperative pain control in patients with hip fracture. (medscape.com)
  • Multimodal pain management should be used after hip fracture surgery. (medscape.com)
  • military recruits
  • Three studies (see citations below in military section) of military recruits have shown no evidence of later increased injury, or foot problems, due to flat feet, in a population of people who reach military service age without prior foot problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • damage
  • To this day, nerve damage to the right side of his body has left him with an off-kilter gait. (wikipedia.org)
  • Type III: Complete fracture (through articular surface) including high chance of meniscal damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • stance
  • Socrates in Plato - Cratylus Running gait can be divided into two phases in regard to the lower extremity: stance and swing. (wikipedia.org)
  • traumatic
  • 2 Currently traumatic hip dislocations in children are classified descriptively, according to direction of dislocation and associated hip fractures. (scielo.org.za)
  • A sports-related traumatic brain injury is relatively uncommon,[citation needed] yet it is a serious accident which may lead to significant morbidity or mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) have reduced in frequency and severity from years past due to the development of standardized rules and organized athletics. (wikipedia.org)
  • A study was completed identifying the severity and frequency traumatic brain injuries occurred in high school sports: "Of 23,566 reported injuries in the 10 sports during the 3-year study period, 1219 (5.5%) were MTBIs. (wikipedia.org)
  • assess
  • To assess for pelvic fracture one should palpate the: Iliac spines Superior and inferior pubic rami Internal rotation - with knee and hip both flexed at 90 degrees the ankle is abducted. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • and falling when running or jumping can cause one of the bones to fracture or break. (medic8.com)
  • In contrast, contact sports such as football, rugby, and soccer are usually the cause of most fractures of the hip. (medscape.com)
  • Concussions are injuries to the head which cause a temporary lapse in the normal operation of brain function. (wikipedia.org)
  • doctors
  • With the old way of thinking, they may require surgery, joint replacement and other interventions because the doctors were not trained to evaluate why the injuries occurred. (backfixer1.com)
  • severe
  • All of the complaints allege that Skechers Shape-Ups are defective due to their rocker bottom sole, which altered the Plaintiffs' gait and caused severe lateral instability. (prweb.com)
  • Unfortunately, severe consequences may result if these injuries are improperly managed. (medscape.com)
  • physical examination
  • A doctor should do a physical examination of the knee to identify the exact injury and talk with the athlete to understand how it occurred and the athlete's medical history. (medic8.com)
  • patient
  • The post partum patient retains a higher risk for potential injury as compared to the patient who has not endured pregnancy or has not been pregnant for an extended period of time. (chiro.org)
  • The location of the fracture and the amount of angulation and comminution play integral roles in the overall morbidity of the patient, as does the preexisting physical condition of the individual. (medscape.com)
  • For excellent patient education resources, visit eMedicineHealth's First Aid and Injuries Center . (medscape.com)
  • athlete
  • He was the first physically challenged athlete to participate and finish a stage in an adventure race, a particularly challenging athletic event. (wikipedia.org)