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  • Chondromalacia Patellae Symptoms and Treatment

    Chondromalacia Patellae Symptoms and Treatment
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    Chondromalacia patellae is a term used to describe the damage or softening of the cartilage on the underside of the kneecap. It is similar to patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner's knee) in which the pain is felt under and around the kneecap. This condition is common among young athletics but may also occur in older adults who have arthritis of the knee.

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  • Should you exercise when you`re sick?

    Should you exercise when you`re sick?
    Source:
    Medical Express

    The winter cold and flu season may try to knock out your new year's plans to get or stay healthy, but the good news is you can fight back.

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  • Using Your Own Tissue vs. Donor Graft for ACL Surgery

    Using Your Own Tissue vs. Donor Graft for ACL Surgery
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament is a devastating injury for athletes of all ages. Treatment usually involves surgery. If you undergo surgical reconstruction, you may have to choose between using your own tissue or using a donor graft.

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  • What Happens With a Quadriceps Tendon Rupture

    What Happens With a Quadriceps Tendon Rupture
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    The quadriceps tendon is a thick, strong tendon that can withstand tremendous force. In daily life, it acts as part of the extensor mechanism to straighten the knee. People who injure the extensor mechanism may tear the quad tendon, tear the patellar tendon, or fracture the kneecap. All of these injuries have similar treatments and rehabilitation plans.

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  • Tendonitis and Tendinopathy

    Tendonitis and Tendinopathy
    Source:
    Verywell Health

    Tendonitis and tendinopathy are not the same things. Knowing the differences will determine your treatment.

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