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  • Musculoskeletal InjuriesMusculoskeletal Injuries

    Musculoskeletal injuries are any injuries causing damage to bone, cartilage, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and related structures. They can occur in any area of your musculoskeletal system such as the neck, back, hips, knees, shoulders, or elbows.

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  • Tendon InjuriesTendon Injuries

    Tendon injuries basically occur due to gradual wear and tear of the tendon from aging or overuse. People who perform repetitive actions as part of their jobs, sports, or activities of daily living are more prone to damaging a tendon. A tendon injury can occur gradually or suddenly if the tendon has weakened over time.

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  • TendinopathiesTendinopathies

    Tendons are tough cord-like tissues made up of collagen protein that connect your muscles to your bones. Tendinopathy is a breakdown of collagen in the tendon resulting in pain along with reduced range of motion and flexibility. Tendinopathy can occur in any of your tendons, but it is most common around your elbows, shoulders, wrists, heels, and knees.

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  • Muscle and Joint PainMuscle and Joint Pain

    Muscle pain or myalgia is a discomfort experienced in the muscle tissue and can be felt practically anywhere in the body.

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  • TraumaTrauma

    Trauma is defined as a sudden incident causing physical injury. It is a broad term describing all types of injuries affecting the muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves, blood vessels, or bones that most commonly occur during sports, exercise, or any other physical activity. Trauma may be a result of accidents, poor training practices, insufficient warm-up and stretching exercises, or from use of improper gear.

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  • Sprains and StrainsSprains and Strains

    Sprains and strains are injuries affecting the muscles and ligaments. A sprain is an injury or tear of one or more ligaments that commonly occurs at the wrist, knee, ankle or thumb. A strain is an injury or tears to the muscle. Strains occur commonly in the back and legs.

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • OrthoInfo