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UNICOMPARTMENTAL KNEE PROSTHESIS

During , the damaged bone and cartilage are covered with metal and plastic components. In a unicompartmental knee replacement (also called a “partial” knee replacement), only part of the knee is covered. This procedure is an alternative to total knee replacement for patients whose disease is limited to just one area of ​...

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Patellar Instability or Patellar Dislocation

What is Patellar Instability or Patellar Dislocation? The patella, formerly known as the kneecap, is the front bone of the knee, responsible for transmitting the strength of the thigh muscles. In some situations, this bone can move out of its normal location, called patellar instability or patellar dislocation, explains t...

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10 Common Signs and Symptoms of Hip Wear

Hip wear (hip arthrosis) is a very frequent and limiting problem. It is the aging of articular cartilage that is responsible for free joint movement and pain-free. When the cartilage is worn out, the hip joint can no longer move freely and bear load, causing pain and movement rest...

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Signs of tendonitis and how to cure it

Repetitive strain or motion is often the cause of tendonitis. We explain how this injury alerts you to be taken seriously because it could become chronic. Muscles are attached to bones by long, fibrous structures called tendons, which are responsible for transmitting the necessary force from the muscle to the bone to generate movement. When a...

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Everything About Knee Replacement

THE KNEE JOINT Joints are the areas where bones meet, and movement occurs. The knee joint is made up of the femur above and the tibia below. The two bones are separated by cartilage that acts as a cushion and allows movement. REASONS FOR SURGERY The reasons for  are: severe...

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Hip arthroscopy in athletes: eliminate exercise pain

Every athlete who suffers from hip pain usually faces a very similar journey: when the first symptoms appear, they start conservative treatment with anti-inflammatory drugs and painkillers. When the pain improves a little, they try to return to activity. After a little while, they are in pain again. But when drug treatment no longer has any effe...

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Knee Replacement Surgery For Accute Knee Pain

Knee replacement surgery, also known as "knee arthroplasty," can help relieve pain and restore function to severely diseased knee joints. This procedure involves cutting out damaged bone and cartilage from the femur, tibia, and patella, and replacing it with an artificial joint (prosthesis) made of metal alloys, premium plastics, and polymers....

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Patellar Tendinitis

What is patellar tendinitis? One of the most common knee tendinitis or knee tendinopathies are those that result from inflammation of the patellar tendon. The patellar tendon attaches proximally to the lower pole of the kneecap (or patella). This sesa...

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Knee Arthroscopy For Knee Injuries

What is knee arthroscopy? Knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that allows access and treatment of injuries that affect the various structures of said joint. For this, 2 or 3 small incisions of less than one centimeter are made that allow access to the joint. Most knee surgeries that do not involve the...

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Understand how to treat osteoarthritis and live without pain

Pain located in the hip, which appears mainly during the day or after getting up from a long period of sitting, may be caused by osteoarthritis of the hip, explains the . It is a problem that generates pain and decreases the patient's movements, directly affecting the routine and the performance of simple activities, such as cro...

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