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Anterior cruciate ligament injury
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This injury is more common among athletes that take part in sports such as soccer, football, and basketball. Surgery may be required in case of such injuries, depending on the severity of… Symptoms generally include pain and swelling in combination. The knee would be swelled within a time period of 24 hours. Sometimes the swelling and pain may be resolved on…
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Anterior Cruciate Ligament
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The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the major stabilizing ligament of the knee. Located in the center of the knee joint, the ACL runs from the femur (thigh bone) to the tibia (shin bone), through the center of the knee. … The tearing of the ACL usually occurs due to a sudden direction change, or when a deceleration force crosses the knee. "The patient…
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Assessment of Anterior Knee Pain due to Maltracking of Patella
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In view of the frequent problems involving the patellofemoral joint, it is interesting and remarkable that for much of the time, the articulating surfaces of this joint are not in contact with each other. While there is no bone-on-bone contact with the femur in full knee extension or while standing or walking on the level ground… Background Information: The…
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Use of the slit-lamp for anterior segment examination of the eye
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In my clinical placement in the Ophthalmology, I had a chance to examine a patient who presented complaining of decrease in vision. For confidentiality and ethical reasons, the identity of this patient remains undisclosed. … In my clinical placement in the Ophthalmology, I had a chance to examine a patient who presented complaining of decrease in vision. For…
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Use of forced eruption to enhance the Pontic site in the anterior maxilla
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Over time, periodontics has metamormphisized in order to provide functional as well as aesthetic results for patients. For any periodontal therapy, the main objective is the restoration of the normal health of the periodontium.… Implant therapy has over the years become an alternative to replacing missing teeth following an extraction since extraction results…
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The main aim of this study is to establish of the effectiveness of neuromuscular training to prevent of non contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in female athlete (a systematic review)
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M., Jennifer, M. M. & Timothy, E. H., 2012. Evaluation of the effectiveness of neuromuscular training to reduce anterior cruciate ligament injury in female athletes: a critical review of relative risk reduction and numbers-needed-to-treat analyses. Br J… Kathrin, S. et al., 2013. High adherence to a neuromuscular injury prevention programme (FIFA 11+) improves…
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Radiography Skills
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AP (Anteroposterior) views and Y-view images have to be acquired to determine both the anterior and posterior dislocations. The AP view will indicate the occurrence of an anterior dislocation while an inverse sign… erior views commonly used in plain radiographs normally give distorted images as a result of the normal curvature and flexion of the scaphoid…
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Learning Experiences 1 (Personal Training)
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It originates from the anterior surface of the clavicle and anterior surface of the coastal cartilage of the ribs. Its insertion is the groove of the humerus. It has intended action of internal rotation and… Its insertion is olecranon process of ulna. Intended action is long head, and exercise is skull crushers. Fourth is Biceps Brachii. Origin is scapula. Its…
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Lab #7 and #9
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S., Mintun, M., Nichols, B.S.T, and Cohen, J. D. (1997). Anterior Cingulate Gyrus Dysfunction and Selective Attention Deficits in Schizophrenia: [15O]H2O PET Study During Single-Trial Stroop Task Performance. American Journal of Psychiatry, 154:1670-1675. Selective… However structural and functional abnormalities have been observed in this area in…
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Biomechanics
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The ACL is made up of two types of bundles the posterolateral bundle and the anterolateral bundle. Both of these bundles originate on the posteromedial bundle of… However the forces are greatest at posterolateral bundle at fullest extension. The posterolateral bundle withstands more force than the anterolateral bundles. Most common cause of ACL injury is due…
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Body directions, terms and definitions
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In human anatomy, these directional terms used to describe precisely where one body structure is in relation to another when the body is in an anatomical position. Anatomical position is when the body is in a standing position with feet slightly apart, arms at the side and… Below are the main reference planes. b. Coronal or frontal or vertical plane. This…
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Acute Knee Sprain Assessment
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Being the largest joint in the body, the knee is extremely susceptible in certain individuals to injury from trauma,arthritis and degenerative changes.Being a hinge joint,the knee has a joint line that exists between the femoral condyles and the tibial plateaus… The lateral and medial miniscal cartilage is cushioned between the boney surfaces of femoral…
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Case Study Endocrinology
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1. Clinically, Jessica's growth hormone level in the blood sample was analyzed for symptoms of acromegaly which she had physically manifested. A high level of her growth hormone will be indicative of hypersecretion which has been found to be a pituitary gland somatotropic adenoma (Cook, Ezzat, Katznelson, Kleinberg, Laws, Jr., Nippoldt, Swearingen, and Vance, 2004).…
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Major Surface Muscles
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This paper purports to identify the major surface muscles located in the body where are the origins and insertions of these muscles list the intended actions as well as an exercise or movement for each a minimum of fifteen muscles is required.… This research will begin with the statement that a muscle is a bundle of fibrous tissue in a human body that…
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Controversay project
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Postural Image Controversy Analysis for the Reason of Choosing the Topic The topic that sounds so endlessly controversial is about the demographical differences about the health of young versus old and male versus female. The present paper will obviously tackle who among these groups are considered to have greater health.… Are men really healthier and sturdier…
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Right Thumb Pain Child Treatment
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An author of the present writing seeks to examine a case study for medical treatment of a particular patient.  The patient was well until few hours ago when he was bitten by a stray dog while playing with other children in the neighbourhood.… Attending day care with other children. At home, he is left under the care of a house-help who is employed to…
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Interdiction to Psychology
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As a volunteer at a local community center for older adults, you have often observed a group of adults walking in laps around the center or practicing tai chi. You wonder if these sorts of activities are beneficial for improving memory. Based on the research presented in this… Kramer et al (1999) claims that interventions such as physical exercise can help to…
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An investigation into radiation dose received by the female gonads and breasts during adolescent idiopathic scoliosis plain radiographic examination
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Is predominately in girls and occur during their puberty (Warren T.K et al 2007), as the ratio of female-to- male is 4:1(Christopher and… The uneven appearance of shoulders or hips, feelings of fatigue and tiredness are a few common symptoms. Patients are often referred to X-ray imaging in order to assess the nature of the deformity the degree of the spinal…
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Article Two
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This article reports the results of a study carried out to determine the effects of a continuous-wave ultrasound on muscle blood flow, skin and forearm. The anterior forearm of each subject was exposed to the continuous-wave ultrasound for 5 minutes at a dosage of 1.5W/cm2 with… The result of the study indicates that forearm, skin and muscle blood flow was not…
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The lens is an excellent model for the study of fibrosis. Describe the evidence to support this statement
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The Lens as a Model for Fibrotic Disease Name Institution The Lens as a Model for Fibrotic Disease ABSTRACT Fibrosis is associated with contraction, cell transdifferentiation, matrix modification, and hyperprolification (Radisky & Przybylo, 2008). Evidently, fibrosis affects a number of organs.… Arguably, the cellular, as well as molecular organization of the…
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The lens is an excellent model for the study of fibrosis. Describe the evidence to support this statement
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Evidently, fibrosis affects a number of organs. Following this, it is essential to consider finding out the major driver of fibrotic… This, thus, implies that modifications that are associated with fibrosis can easily be assessed. Additionally, the no-innervated and avascular properties associated with the lens provide an allowance for the application of…
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Human Anatomy and Physiology
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By studying the movements required for the execution of a kick in a football game, one can trace the various activities required to move three of the more common types of joints in the human body, the ball and socket joint, the hinge joint and the pivot joint. These motions can… The hip joint is a good example of a ball and socket joint. A ball and socket…
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Anatomy in MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging)
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Name: Professor name: University Name: Date: Fundamental Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging 1. What is a synovial joint? Ans- Synovial joint is a joint in which the opposing bone ends are covered in articular cartilage and separated from each other by a joint cavity containing synovial fluid.… 3. Where does the Subscapularis muscle arise? Ans-…
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Delayed Suprachoroidal Haemorrhage
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… aphakia or anterior chamber intraocular lens. Few other predisposing factors have been identified. These are old age, diffuse arteriosclerosis, glaucoma itself, suprachoroidal haemorrhage in the fellow eye, and a very short axial length or high myopia. However, the most significant causal factors has been identified to be postoperative hypotony. This…
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Assignment
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A significantly low percentage (10%) of the injuries recorded annually, were low-severity injuries, and serious non- fracture knee injuries also remain relatively rare, recorded at… Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries are the most rare injuries.(1- JM) Most suspected knee disorders become diagnosed first through conventional radiographs (X-rays). These…
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