Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a nerve disorder that occurs at the site of an injury. It occurs especially after injuries from high-velocity impacts such as those from bullets or shrapnel. However, it may occur without apparent injury. The arms or legs are usually involved.
The main focus of this paper was base on ACL injuries within young female athletes. As previously mentioned ACL rates have shown an increase over the past 20 years with females being more at risk than males. What is a prevention program? Prevention programs are programs designed to modify or eliminate risk factors in order to reduce injuries (Alentorn-Geli et al., 2009). In this case these programs can help female athletes reduce ACL exposure by either having them participate in the programs criteria or educate the athlete, parents and coaches of possible injury.
Brachialis or anterior capsular elbow strain is also known as climber’s elbow. The brachialis muscle is important for flexing the forearm at the elbow joint. This condition occurs when the brachialis muscle in your upper arm is inflamed or when you have a strain in the front of your upper arm (anterior compartment). This condition causes pain in the front of the elbow. This condition is usually an overuse injury that at first causes minimal pain, and slowly progresses. Strain to the anterior compartment is often caused by excessive and repeated straightening of the elbow.
The symptoms can vary and the symptoms can worse on some days and not really noticeable on others. If the condition is serious, the pain may not go away and it may affect you in your everyday life. For example, it may stop you from sleeping through the night and could cause difficulties when trying to carry out daily tasks like climbing
The aim of this review paper is to access the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury of the knee (tibiofemoral) joint, which is a common sport and exercise injury related to the musculoskeletal system. Investigation of the anatomy and physiology of the knee joint, and the diagnosis, etiology, pathophysiology, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of ACL injuries will provide a descriptive epidemiology. This will aid readers in making informed management and treatment decisions, and guide them to safely perform movements to prevent injury. This review paper will incorporate holistic views on relevant scientific research, including primary resources such as journal articles and lecture notes, which will be cross-referenced
In the United States there is between 100,000 and 200,000 ACL tears a year (anterior). This number may be more but due to the limited data since if you do tear your ACL you do not have to register nothing so if you don't register that you tore your ACL then the number does not go up. Most ACL injuries come from non contact sports or athletics. Surgery is highly recommended for ACL tears. ACL tears can affect lots of people but with surgery you can come back from an injury better than before.
Without a doubt, there has always been a great risk of injury while participating in contact sports. The participants involved in any contact sporting event are always susceptible to being injured. These participants are completely aware of the everyday risk, but the energy that these sports bring, keep them going regardless. Over the years, there have been countless numbers of injuries due to the nature of these sports, but still millions of people young to old gain interest everyday. While people young to old are gaining interest everyday to contact sports many parents of young children are being faced with the issue either to allow their children to participate in often dangerous sports.
This injury is the stretching of ulnar nerve that runs through cubital tunnel, which is is the largest unprotected nerve on the body. The nerve can tear when the ulnar nerve is compressed. It is between the medial epicondyle and olecranon, and runs along the ulnar bone. For the muscles, the cubital tunnel is adjacent to to triceps and continues down the forearm between the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle.It can be either chronic or acute, but it typically acute. It is near the medial head of the tricep and the arcuate ligament. Also, the arcade of struthers, medial intermuscular septum, and the deep flexor aponeurosis are affected.
Understanding the cause of sports injury requires a precise description of the injury mechanism. Over two million anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur worldwide annually, and the greater prevalence for ACL injury in young female athletes is one of the major problems in sports medicine. The most common gender differences are reduced knee and hip flexion when landing, increased knee valgus, internal rotation of the femur and high quadriceps activity unbalanced by the hamstrings in female athletes (Renstrom 2013). The female ACL is smaller in length, cross-sectional area, and volume than the male ACL, even after adjusting for body anthropometry (Shultz 2010). The mechanical and molecular properties of the ACL are likely influenced not only by estrogen but also by the interaction of several sex hormones, secondary messengers, remodeling proteins, and mechanical stresses (Shultz 2010). Proposed external
These exercises may help you restore your elbow mobility once you no longer need to wear your brace or cast. Only do these exercises as told by your health care provider. Beginning these exercises before getting your health care provider's approval can cause delayed healing. Your symptoms may go away with or without further involvement from
Torn knee ligament occurs when at least one of the main ligaments inside the knee gets sprained and the condition gets to harsher so the ligament ruptures. Basically, there are four main ligaments; Medial collateral ligament(MCL), Lateral collateral ligament(LCL), Anterior cruciate ligament(ACL) and Posterior cruciate ligament(PCL). All these ligaments have different functions.
A common spot for injuries is with the shoulder joint that is involving the rotator cuff. A rotator cuff tear is common injury that can occur either over time of overuse, lifting objects, breaking the clavicle bone, also known at the collarbone or even falling are acute injuries that can cause a rotator cuff tear. This type of injury mostly affects athletes, jobs with repetitive motion such as lifting and people who are 40 years of age and older. Depending on the severity of the rotator cuff treatments can vary as well. The tear may be a partial tear or a complete tear of the rotator cuff tendon called supraspinatus tendon. This tendon is located on the supraspinatus muscle and attached to the head of the humerus bone. This treatment would
Spongy bone also knowns as cancellous contain red and yeallow bone marrow. Red bone marrow produces roughly 200 million of red blood cells (RBC) per a day. Yellow bone marrow contains primary fat cells. This can be transformed into red bone marrow to provide RBC if needed (Ivy Rose Holistic,n.d). The sponge is light and have low density which balance the heavier parts of bone. Sponge tend to form a long line of stress which gives strength and flexibility in that area (Biology dictionary, n.d). articular cartilage is smooth elastic tissue which decreases friction and distribute load. Cartilage exhibits stress-shielding of the solid matrix components due to its high-water content, the incompressibility of water and the structural organization of the proteoglycan and collagen molecules (Derek Moore,n.d). Epiphyseal line is area of developing tissue and everyone has at least two, one at each end of bonePeriosteum is outer membrane which contains connective tissue, nerves and capillaries. It allows blood in and out of bone and help with growth and repair (PubMedhealth,n.d). compact bone provides the strength and protection of bones. It provides strong mechanical layers which with
Don’t be scared if you have a rotator cuff injury. The rotator cuff tear happens to so many people around the world yearly. It is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain. Though it can be a major setback, there are numerous exercises that can help you heal. These workouts listed in this article are the best exercises for rotator cuff pains.