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Glenoid Labrum Tear

Glenoid Labrum Tear

The shoulder is a typical ball and socket joint where the humerus (rounded part of the upper arm bone) rests in the socket called glenoid. The humerus is much larger than the socket and a layer of soft tissue called labrum lines the inner part of the socket which creates additional space for the humerus to fit in, which helps in keeping the joint stable. Many ligaments join the bone and muscles within this socket. Tearing of this soft tissue lining is termed as the Glenoid Labrum Tear. Such tears mostly occur above or below the middle section of the labrum. In some cases, they...

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Hammer Toe

Hammer Toe

Hammer Toe is a deformity which causes one or more toes to bend downwards. The condition may occur in any toe but mostly affects the second or the third toe. A balance is maintained between the tendons, bones, muscles and ligaments which enable the toes to remain straight. Any factor that disrupts this balance may lead to Hammer Toe. Some people are born with this deformity while others may acquire it over a period of time due to various reasons. Hammer Toe is classified into two categories: Flexible Hammer Toe - It refers to the initial phase of the condition during which the...

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Runner’s Knee

Runner’s Knee

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, also referred to as Runner’s Knee, is a medical condition seen in athletes who indulge in sports that involve excessive bending and flexing of the knee joint. It causes pain in the knee cap or patella due to several reasons. The condition is caused due to stress on the patella (kneecap) where it slides through a shallow groove in the femur (thighbone). Causes Direct fall or hit on the knee Inherent problems in alignment of the knee bones Muscular instability or weakness (legs and thighs) Overuse of the joint by athletes who practice excessive...

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

The spinal column begins at the base of the head and extends to the lower back. It is made up of many small sized bones called vertebrae (stacked one above the other), nerves, intervertebral discs, ligaments and muscles. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis or LSS is a medical condition which arises as a consequence of the narrowing of the spinal column. It is termed as Lumbar Spinal Stenosis as it affects the lower back or the lumbar region of the spine. The symptoms of Spinal Stenosis develop over a period of time and occur periodically rather than being continuous. The condition can be...

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Tips To Prevent Sports Related Injuries

Tips To Prevent Sports Related Injuries

Sports injuries refer to the physical stress or damage caused to any part of the body during an athletic activity or exercise. There are a number of injuries that may occur while playing sports or indulging in any form of related exercises. Some of these include hamstring pull, knee injuries, fractures, ligament tears, tendon damage, Tennis Elbow, ankle sprain, Shin Splints, dislocations, concussions etc. A few essential preventive measures can go a long way in preventing such injuries. Causes Ineffective training methods or techniques Inadequacy of sports or exercise...

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