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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (Acl) Injury
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of the four major ligaments present in the human knee. A slightest of the injury to this ACL can be devastating for the patient. This injury is more often seen in athletes. Women are more prone to it due to many underlying factors. Even studies claim that women possess 8 times more risk of ...
Achilles Tendonitis
Achilles tendon refers to a fibrous tissue that connects the calf muscles to the heel. In the human body, leg muscles are considered as the most powerful muscle group and Achilles tendon is the strongest and thickest tendon. A human being is able to rise up on his toes, walk properly due to the effective functioning of Achilles tendon. When ...
Tennis Elbow
Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is the injury to the muscles and tendons on the lateral part of the elbow. This kind of disease is one of the most common types of injuries occurring in the outer side of the arm.
Medial Collateral Ligament (Mcl) Injury
A simple purpose of knee is to bend or straighten so that body can perform many activities like running, walking, kicking, and sitting. We can’t imagine standing up from a chair if our knees couldn't bend. The Medial Collateral Ligament maintains the stability of knee joint and prevents the joint from sliding sideways. It is present on the side of ...
Low Back Pain
It is a musculoskeletal disorder which affects 80% of people. Important structures in the lower area of the back includes lumbar spine and their intervertrebral discs, spinal cords and nerves, ligaments, muscles of lower back, internal organs of pelvis and skin of the lower area. On each side, there is sacrum, a bone which meets the illiac part of the ...
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (Pcl) Injury
Posterior cruciate ligament injury is the medical name to the partial or complete tear of the posterior cruciate ligament
Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
Rotator cuff tendinitis is the medical name given to the condition where the shoulder tendons become inflamed. This covers a range of diseases ranging from major to minor injuries, such as subscapularis, supraspinatus, acute reversible tendinitis, infraspinatus, etc.

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