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Patellar Tendon Rupture: what I did to my knee in Nov by Scott W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 15 May 2008 6:03pm 7 Comments Patellar Tendon Rupture What is the Patellar Tendon? The patella tendon (or patella ligament) connects the patella (kneecap) to the front of the tibia (shin bone) at a protrusion called the tibial tuberosity. Its function is to act a ... Read on »
Question from a reader: MCL Tear and What To Do? by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 3:15pm 1 Comment This takes less than 8 minutes to read. If you have an MCL injury, you'll find it very worthwhile. I recently received an email from a reader, Nancy, (the email is below my answer with personal information removed) who was struggling with a few things after tearing her Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) in her knee. I boiled them down to these: ... Read on »
It's body-beautiful over body-functional, aesthetics over athletics. by Richard S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:15am WE ARE SUCKERS for packaging. It makes Britney Spears a star and inflates sticker prices. So it should not shock that packaging has shanghaied fitness, too. There is so much emphasis, ego, pressure — and money — riding on the way the body looks that how well it works becomes secondary. It's body-beautiful over body-functional, aesthetics ov ... Read on »
Types and Signs of Arthritis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm There are over 100 types of Arthritis Achilles tendinitis Achondroplasia Acromegalic arthropathy Adhesive capsulitis Adult onset Still's disease Ankylosing spondylitis Anserine bursitis Arthritis of Ulcerative colitis Avascular necrosis Behcet's syndrome Bicipital tendonitis Blount's di ... Read on »
Jeremy Lin had Jumpers Knee by osteon80 Facebook Posted Tue 10 Apr 2012 11:53am Jeremy Lin had Jumpers Knee Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 Jeremy Lin who plays for the Knicks had Jumpers Knee. Your kneecap (patella) sits over the front of your knee joint. As you bend or straighten your knee, the underside of the patella glides over the bones that make up the knee. Strong tendons help attach the patella to the bones an ... Read on »
Biomechanics of Patellofemoral Rehabilitation by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 5:41pm As we continue our journey through the diagnosis and treatment of patellofemoral injuries, it is time to shift gears from the basic principles of care and discuss our final two topics – the biomechanics of the patellofemoral joint itself and the biomechanical influence of the kinetic chain on the patellofemoral joint.  To me, these are two extrem ... Read on »
Sports Related Injuries by Hristos K. Giannos, D.C., M.S. Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 12:29am  American Chiropractic Association Sports Injuries July 2008 Participation in sports or exercise is an important step in maintaining your health. Exercise strengthens your heart, bones, and joints and reduces stress, among many other benefits. Unfortunately, however, injuries during participation in sports are all too common. ... Read on »
Active vs Passive Restraints by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:59pm I’m of the belief that all stress on our systems is shared by the active restraints and passive restraints. Active restraints include muscles and tendons – the dynamic models of our bodies. Passive restraints include labrums, menisci, ligaments, and bone; some of them can get a bit stronger (particularly bone), but on the whole, they ... Read on »
Diagnosing and treating knee ligament injuries by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 10 Feb 2012 8:11am This article outlines common injuries in the knee, how these can occur and how these can be treated. This will be of interest to anyone who has suffered from a knee injury and is contemplating surgery. The knee is the largest joint in ... Read on »
Let's Talk More About Degenerative Arthritis. by Liyesen Posted Sun 27 Sep 2009 2:38am Knee joint is the largest and most complex structure joint in our human body. Because of its superficial position;  its bearing of heavy burden; its huge amount of activities; its complicated structure but unstable  structure (especially during activities), it can easily lead to injury. Knee joint is also a common place for hyperosteogeny. This i ... Read on »