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Ankle sprain

Ankle sprain

An ankle sprain is the most frequent orthopedic injury, being one of the most common diagnoses performed at our Emergency Department. Ankle sprains can happen to everyone at any age. Participating in sports, running, jumping or even walking can all cause this type of...

Lesions of the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee

Lesions of the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee

1 - INTRODUCTION The rupture, or stretching, of the anterior cruciate ligament is one of the most common knee injuries, It is very common in sportsmen of various modalities, like soccer, but it can appear in any person. When the anterior cruciate ligament is injured,...

Rotator cuff injury

Rotator cuff injury

Anatomy of the Components of the Rotator Cuff The rotator cuff consists of four muscles. These are the subscapularis, the supraspinatus, the infraspinatus and the teres minor muscles. The supraspinatus muscle takes origin in the supraspinous fossa, and after its...