Tendon Rupture

Tendon Rupture Tendon rupture What is it? A tendon is the connective tissue which connects a muscle to bone. The tendon is made up of dense collagen fibres and designed to transfer tremendous forces to allow muscles to move the bone it is attached to. When the forces are too great, particularly when the muscle …

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Fractures and Dislocations

Fractures and Dislocations What is it? A fracture refers to a broken bone, and a dislocation refers to a bone coming out of joint. Common areas for a fracture include the collarbone (clavicle), the upper part of the humerus (proximal humerus), the lower part of the wrist (distal radius), and the scaphoid. Some of these …

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