• 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)
  • 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)
  • amputation
  • 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)
  • Clients who have suffered from wounds, scars, burns, injured tendons or nerves, fractures or amputation of the finger, hand or arm, as well as those who have cumulative trauma disorders such as tennis elbow or carpal tunnel syndrome, or chronic problems like arthritis or neurological conditions, can benefit from hand therapy. (memorialhermann.org)
  • tendons
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • bone
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • One must maintain a high index of suspicion for this injury, especially in athletes with foot pain, given the vague complaints and potential for considerable delay in diagnosis. (podiatrytoday.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)
  • 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)
  • running-related injuries
  • This review provides an overview of most common running-related injuries, with a particular focus on risk factors, and emphasizes the problems encountered in preventing running-related injuries. (mjssm.me)
  • These findings suggest that focusing on proper running form, particularly when fatigued, could reduce the risk of running related injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Barefoot running has been promoted as one method of reducing the risk of running related injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • rehabilitation
  • Sport-specific Rehabilitation and Performance Improvement - The center's sports evaluation and rehabilitation programs are designed to help clients achieve their personal athletic recovery goals, including strength training, agility, flexibility and more. (memorialhermann.org)
  • functional
  • PFPS is a functional diagnosis and is considered after more serious injuries are ruled out. (thefixtto.com)
  • Use of an interdisciplinary care program in hip fracture patients with mild to moderate dementia improves functional outcomes. (medscape.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)
  • nerves
  • Damage to individual nerves will affect the muscles they innervate and subsequently alter gait. (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)
  • 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)
  • Mary Free Bed also offers services for weight management, pain management, athletic performance, women's health, and sports concussion recovery. (wikipedia.org)
  • In general, improvements are defined as an improved gait and an apparent reduction in pain. (terraglen.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Our facilities include exercise equipment, a body weight support system for gait training (Lite Gait), and equipment to assess balance disorders. (medcentral.org)
  • These may include an x-ray, to make sure no bones are broken or fractured. (weebly.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • exercise
  • Knee injury can be prevented through tailored athletic programmes for diet and exercise. (medic8.com)
  • However, evidence on interventions for lowering injury risk is limited, especially regarding exercise-based interventions. (mjssm.me)
  • This typically includes a combination of exercise, strength training, gait training, manual therapy techniques and education to promote optimum health and function. (memorialhermann.org)
  • These injuries can also arise due to a sudden increase in the intensity or amount of exercise. (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)
  • 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)
  • athlete
  • It is always sad when an athlete has numerous injuries that are termed as overuse and then gives up the sport they love because the injuries continue to pile up. (backfixer1.com)
  • He was the first physically challenged athlete to participate and finish a stage in an adventure race, a particularly challenging athletic event. (wikipedia.org)
  • foot
  • The reality is that they are usually part of a gait related issue, causing the person to slam their foot into the ground. (backfixer1.com)
  • 8,9 The navicular is subject to intense compressive forces over its middle one-third during the foot-strike phase of gait when it is compressed between the talus and the cuneiforms. (podiatrytoday.com)
  • Provocative testing includes having the patient hop on the affected foot to determine if it reproduces the symptoms experienced during athletic play. (podiatrytoday.com)
  • This form of manual manipulation of the foot should be done by a trained specialist, such as a podiatrist, chiropractor, osteopath, athletic trainer, osteopathic physician, or physical therapist. (wikipedia.org)
  • Different types of modern running shoes are created to manipulate foot strike pattern in an effort to reduce the risk of injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • It results in the formation of scar tissue and produces a characteristic gait where the horse prematurely "slaps" the ground with its hind foot, shortening the stride length in the damaged leg. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • Concussions are injuries to the head which cause a temporary lapse in the normal operation of brain function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient
  • 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)